This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
This book describes the adventures in Russia of Samuel Bentham, the brother of the famous law-reformer, Jeremy Bentham. Shipbuilder, technical expert and inventor, his talents were employed for several years in serving the government of Catherine II, involving him in activities both in peace and war, and in extensive travel through the Russian Empire. The Russian court, war against the Turks, commercial enterprise in Siberia, are a few of the themes illuminated by his correspondence which forms the basis for this book.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Berg Publishers, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110854968164