Rude and Barbarous Kingdom: Russia in the Accounts of Sixteenth-Century English Voyagers

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Lloyd E. Berry, Robert O. Crummey
University of Wisconsin Pres, Jul 24, 2012 - History - 414 pages

Lloyd E. Berry and Robert O. Crummey offer edited accounts of six English voyagers and their experiences in Muscovy Russia between 1553 and 1600. With modernized spelling and presentation, these accounts are accompanied by a glossary of Russian terms, introductions of their authors, and annotations that help put the travelers’ narratives into perspective.


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Lloyd E. Berry was editor of The English Works of Giles Fletcher, the Elder and of John Stubb’s “Gaping Gulf” with Letters and Other Relevant Documents; he also compiled A Bibliography of Studies in Metaphysical Poetry, 1939–1960. He was professor of English at the University of Illinois. Robert O. Crummy is professor emeritus of history at the University of California–Davis. He is the author of Old Believers in a Changing World, The Old Believers and the World of the Antichrist: The Vyg Community and the Russian State, 1694–1855, and Aristocrats and Servitors: The Boyer Elite in Russia, 1613–1689.

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