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By Glynn Barratt

The second one quantity in Glynn Barratt's projected quartet at the naval, clinical, and social actions of the Imperial Russian military within the South Pacific, this booklet describes Russian actions in New Zealand, the Austral Islands and Easter Island. those largely scattered parts have been all visited through warships of the Russian military and by way of businesses of hugely informed and observant officials and 'gentlemen of technology' within the early 1800's.

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