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

Paperback | July 24, 2012

EditorLloyd E. Berry, Robert O. Crummey

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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 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’ narrativ...

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 histo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:414 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.7 inPublished:July 24, 2012Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299047644

ISBN - 13:9780299047641

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Table of Contents

General Introduction

Note on the Text


Two Early Voyages

The Voyage of Richard Chancellor

The Voyage of Anthony Jenkinson


A Diplomatic Mission

The Account of Sir Thomas Randolph

The Account of George Turberville


Giles Fletcher

Introduction

Of the Russe Commonwealth


Sir Jerome Horsey

Introduction

Travels


Glossary and Index of Russian Words

General Index

Editorial Reviews

“This modernized and annotated edition of the graphic accounts of six English travelers—Richard Chancellor, Anthony Jenkinson, Thomas Randolph, George Turberville, Giles Fletcher, and Jerome Horsey—to Muscovite Russia between 1553 and 1600 is a most welcome compilation.”—Virginia Quarterly Review