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Across the Ussuri Kray
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Vladimir K. Arsenyev
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-19 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

In Russia’s Far East sits the wild Ussuri Kray, a region known for its remote highlands and rugged mountain passes where tigers and bears roam the cliffs, and salmon and lenok navigate the rivers. In this collection of travel writing by famed Russian explorer and naturalist Vladimir K. Arsenyev (1872-1930),
Owls of the Eastern Ice
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Jonathan C. Slaght
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-04 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 Longlisted for the National Book Award Winner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and the Minnesota Book Award for General Nonfiction A Finalist for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award A Best Book of the Year: NPR,
Manchuria
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Mark Gamsa
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-06 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Manchuria is a historical region, which roughly corresponds to Northeast China. The Manchu people, who established the last dynasty of Imperial China (the Qing, 1644–1911) originated there, and it has been the stage of turbulent events during the twentieth century: the Russo-Japanese war, Japanese occupation and establishment of the puppet
Vygotsky’s Pedology of the School Age
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: René van der Veer
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-01 - Publisher: IAP

This is an edited (introduced and annotated) book by the Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky who belongs to the most well-known social scientists of the previous century and whose body of writings still serves as a source of inspiration for present-day researchers in psychology, education, linguistics, and so on. The book
Eastbound through Siberia
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Georg Wilhelm Steller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-05 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

In the winter of 1739, Georg Steller received word from Empress Anna of Russia that he was to embark on a secret expedition to the far reaches of Siberia as a member of the Great Northern Expedition. While searching for economic possibilities and strategic advantages, Steller was to send back