A Russian merchant's tale: the life and adventures of Ivan Alekseevich TolchŽnov, based on his diary

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Indiana University Press, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
The daily lives of an 18th-century Russian merchant family

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David L. Ransel is Robert F. Byrnes Professor of History and Director of the Russian and East European Institute at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is author of Village Mothers: Three Generations of Change in Russia and Tataria (IUP, 2005) and editor (with Jane Burbank) of Imperial Russia: New Histories for the Empire (IUP, 1998).