Bering's Voyages

The Reports from Russia.

Gerhard Muller

Gerhard Muller

Distributed for University of Alaska Press

221 pages | 6 x 9
Paper $18.95 ISBN: 9780912006222 Published February 1983
This translation provides a modern English version of the official reports by which Tsarist Russia learned of Vitus Bering's accomplishments, including his discovery of Alaska. Muller prepared these accounts for the Russian Academy of Sciences, founded by Peter the Great. Muller accompanied Bering's expedition as far as Kamchatka, researching and writing Siberian history as well as that of Bering's expedition. Commentary, scholarly notes, maps, and manuscripts are also included.
For more information, or to order this book, please visit http://www.press.uchicago.edu
Google preview here

Chicago Manual of Style |

RSS Feed

RSS feed of the latest books from University of Alaska Press. RSS Feed