Get A Russian Rediscovers America PDF

By Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu

ISBN-10: 098173006X

ISBN-13: 9780981730066

approximately 2500 years after Pythagoras prompt that the Earth was once around, 2320 years after Aristotle, following the lessons of the Pythagoreans, had asserted a similar, and had declared that the nice Asiatic Empire will be reached via crusing westwardly, 1940 after Seneca proven this view, and affirmed that India can be reached during this manner, and 501 years after the Italian, born in Genoa, Christopher Columbus stumbled on the US, a Russian, the well-regarded poet Dr. Shvedchikov, rediscovers the United States, within the related yr, 1993, whilst the Pentium microprocessor for pcs is produced, the realm large internet is created, the sunshine emitting diodes have been invented, house trip Endeavour undertaking to fix an optical flaw within the Hubble area Telescope occurs, and the U.S. and Russia signal the beginning II treaty calling for bilateral aid of strategic nuclear weapons.
This booklet relies on Dr. Shvedchikov’s choice of notes approximately his first go back and forth within the US, and on their translation in Russian. It needs to be pointed out that Barbara DeKovner-Mayer and Godfrey Harris had a key function in organizing and helping this travel.
This appealing publication, with very encouraged and humoristic descriptions of his travels, will surely have, along with his six poetry books, a visual position within the English and Russian literary house, and also will remind us of Seneca’s aphorism:
Si vis amari, ama (If you must be enjoyed, love).

Show description

Read or Download A Russian Rediscovers America PDF

Best us travel books

Read e-book online Another Time Another Place PDF

The Brownsville/East manhattan local of the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s is now yet a nearly pale reminiscence, a “time warp” because it have been. this present day it's a local that has been eviscerated and exists in basic terms as a geographic locale. in the course of the collective thoughts of the recognized and the not-so-famous, Jerry Chatanow and Bernie Schwartz have elicited and chronicled a treasure trove of anecdotes and remembrances that carry again to lifestyles a as soon as shiny and exhilarating local.

New PDF release: Ghost Towns of the Southwest: Your Guide to the Historic

For hundreds of years, the beautiful panoramas of Arizona and New Mexico served because the backdrop for a veritable cavalcade of human background. From Anasazi towns outfitted inside towering canyon partitions to early outpost villages of an increasing younger state, the Southwest served because the domestic to more than a few groups that first thrived and finally demised within the region's rugged, sprawling landscapes.

Download PDF by Mike Butterfield,Robert Julyan: New Mexico's High Peaks: A Photographic Celebration

This publication can be required studying for all who think New Mexico is not anything yet plains, mesas, and cacti. It proves in unbelievable type that the Land of attraction is especially a lot a mountain kingdom, with no less than sixty summits 12,000 ft or greater. Photographer-author Mike Butterfield has spent 40 years mountaineering those excessive mountains, and his brilliant photos are paired right here with the chronicle of his adventures.

Read e-book online Fodor's Essential Hawaii (Full-color Travel Guide) PDF

Written by means of locals, Fodor's commute publications were supplying professional suggestion for all tastes and budgets for eighty years. Hawaii overflows with typical attractiveness, from its gentle sand seashores to its dramatic volcanic cliffs. The islands' choices, from city Honolulu in Oahu to the luxe motels of Maui to the normal wonders of Kauai and the massive Island, entice all tastes.

Additional resources for A Russian Rediscovers America

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Russian Rediscovers America by Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu

by Robert

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 37 votes