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The real Siberia : together with an account of a dash through Manchuria

Author: John Foster Fraser
Publisher: London, Paris, New York and Melbourne : Cassell and Co., 1904.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A chronicle of the author's personal impressions of a journey across Siberia and through Manchuria in the autumn of 1901. He endeavours to show that the Siberia of convicts and prisons is passing away, and the Siberia of the reaping machine, the gold drill, the timber yard, and the booming, flourishing new town is awakening into life. -- Foreword.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Foster Fraser
OCLC Number: 52888598
Notes: "First edition April 1902, reprinted June and September 1902 ... February and March 1904."
Description: xvi, 279, [1] pages : frontispiece (portrait) plates, map ; 20 cm
Contents: The start from Moscow --
Over the Ural Mountains --
Through a great lone land --
In a Siberian town --
Siberia as an agricultural country --
A caravanserai for orgies --
Vagrant notes by the way --
The Paris of Siberia --
In Irkutsk Prison --
Sunday in Siberia --
Trade and some trifles --
Across the great Lake Baikal --
The California of Siberia --
Down the Shilka and Amur Rivers --
The black crime of Blagovestchensk --
Some companions and some tales --
The land's end of Siberia --
A plunge into the forbidden land of Manchuria --
A Manchurian "boom" town --
Suspected and arrested --
In a corner of Mongolia --
A cold drive to a great prison --
The homeward journey and some opinions.
Responsibility: by John Foster Fraser ...

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A chronicle of the author's personal impressions of a journey across Siberia and through Manchuria in the autumn of 1901. He endeavours to show that the Siberia of convicts and prisons is passing away, and the Siberia of the reaping machine, the gold drill, the timber yard, and the booming, flourishing new town is awakening into life. -- Foreword.

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