Baker & Taylor The 150th anniversary of the author's travels through Russia occasions an account that details the personalities and workings of the society and the court at the time of Emperor Nicholas I
Book News Foreword by Daniel J. Boorstein, introduction by George F. Kennan. A reprint of the original (and prompt) English translation of a work which was first published in French in 1839. The translator's spelling and punctuation have been retained. The Marquis describes Russian politics during the reign of Czar Nicholas I, and gives a portrait of the land, architecture, and the people. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.