Travel Accounts of Russia and the Soviet Union

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Berry, Lloyd Eason. Rude & Barbarous kingdom: Russia in the Accounts of Sixteenth-Century English Voyagers. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1968. DK19.B4

Bourke, Richard Southwell. St. Petersburg and Moscow. New York: Arno Press, 1970. DK25 .M43 1970

Clarke, Edward Daniels. Travels to Russia, Tartary, and Turkey. New York: Arno Press, 1970. DK25.C59 1970

Cross, Anthony Glenn. Russia Under Western Eyes, 1517-1825. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1971. DK19.C76

Custine, Astolphe. Empire of the Czar: A Journey Through Eternal Russia. DK25 .C9713 1989.

Douglas, Russian Journey. Garden City: Doubleday, 1956. DK28.D6

Dreiser, Theodore. Dreiser Looks at Russia. New York: H. Liveright, 1928. DK27.D7

Dreiser, Theodore. Dreiser’s Russian Diary. Philadelphia: Philadelphia University Press, 1996.

Fletcher, Giles. Of the Rus Commonwealth. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1966. DK21 .F57 1966

Fox, Ralph Winston. People of the Steppes, by Ralph Fox. London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1925. DK27.F65

Guthrie, Katherine Blanche. Through Russia. New York: Arno Press, 1970. DK26 .G85 1970

Hayter, William. The Kremlin and the Embassy. New York: Macmillan, 1967. DK28.H3

Hindus, Maurice Gerschon. The Kremlin’s Human Dilemma: Russia After Half a Century of Revolution. Garden City: Doubleday, 1967.DK28.H56

Hume, George. Thirty-Five Years in Russia. New York: Arno Press, 1971. DK26 .H8 1971

Jansson, Maija, Nikolai Rogozhin. England and the North: The Russian Embassy of 1613-1614. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1994. DK67.5.G7 E53 1994

Johnston, Robert. Travels Through Part of the Russian Empire. New York: Arno Press, 1970.

Kohl, Johann Georg. Russia. New York: Arno Press, 1970. DK25 .K78 1970

Lee, Andrea. Russian Journal. New York: Random House, 1981. DK276.L37

Olearius, Adam. The Travels of Olearius in Seventeenth-Century Russia. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1967. DK22.O6133

Ledyard, John. Journey Through Russia and Siberia, 1787-1788: The Journals and Selected Letters. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1966. DK23.L36

Lyall, Robert. Travels in Russia, the Krimea, the Caucasus, and Georgia. New York: Arno Press, 1970. DK25 .L98 1970

Meakin, Annette M. B. Russia: Travels and Studies. New York: Arno Press, 1971. DK27 .M4 1971.

Paleologue, Maurice. An Ambassador’s Memoirs. New York: Octagon Books, 1972. DK265.P255 1972

Putnam, Peter. Seven Britons in Imperial Russia, 1698-1812. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1952. DK23.P9

Rama Rau, Santha. My Russian Journey. New York: Harper, 1959. DK28.R34

Richardson, William. Anecdotes of the Russian Empire. New York: Arno Press, 1970. DK23.R5 1970

Robinson, Robert. Black on Red: My 44 Years Inside the Soviet Union: An Autobiography. Washington DC: Acropolis Books, 1988.

Schecter, Leona. An American Family in Moscow. Boston: Little Brown, 1975. DK274 .S342

Stevens, Leslie Clark. Russian Assignment. Boston: Little, Brown, 1953. DK28.S83

Vigor, William. Letters from Russia. New York: Arno Press, 1970.DK23.V54 1970

Wilmont, Martha. The Russian Journals of Catherine and Martha Milmont. New York: Arno Press, 1971. DK172.B7 1971

Wilson, Francesca. Muscovy: Russia Through Foreign Eyes, 1553-1900. New York: Praeger, 1970. DK19.W53 1971.

Wilson, William Rae. Travels in Russia. New York: Arno Press, 1970. DK25 .W53 1970

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