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Traces the story of the Cossacks from the time of Ivan the Terrible, through the uprisings of the Volga pirate Stenka Razin and the imposter Pugachev, to the harnessing of the Cossack Hosts to the Tsarist cause. Ure has used his experience as a travel writer to pick out the most dramatic stories from rich vein of Cossack legend.Biografía del autor:
Sir John Ure, former British Ambassador to Cuba, Brazil and Sweden, is the author of, among other travel and historical books, The Cossacks and The Trail of Tamerlane. He writes regularly on travel for the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, and has served on the council of the Royal Geographical Society and as chariman of the Thomas Cook 'Travel Book of the Year' panel. His recreation in Who's Who is 'travelling uncomfortably in remote places and writing about it comfortably afterwards'.
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Descripción Constable, London, 1999. Hardcover. Condición: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. Plates plus map Ilustrador. 1st Edition. New. Nº de ref. del artículo: 018743