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Imperium By Ryszard Kapuscinski

Imperium
by Ryszard Kapuscinski

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An account of the author's travels across the vast territories of the Soviet Union, undertaken in 1989 as the Russian Empire convulsed and collapsed. Kapuscinski visited 15 republics, recording the views of hundreds of ordinary Soviet citizens as they voiced their hopes and fears.
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Imperium by Ryszard Kapuscinski

During his career as a foreign correspondent, Ryszard Kapuscinski has witnessed 27 revolutions and coups. This is an account of the journey he undertook in 1989 across the vast territories of the Soviet Union, on the eve of the collapse of the great Russian Empire. He visited 15 republics, recording the views of hundreds of ordinary Soviet citizens as they voiced their hopes and fears.

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Table of Contents


First encounters (1939-1967): Pinsk; the Trans-Siberian; the south. From a bird's-eye view (1989-1991): the third Rome; the temple and the palace; we look, we cry; the man on the asphalt mountain; fleeing from oneself; Vorkuta - to freeze in fire; tomorrow, the revolt of the Bashkirs; Russian mystery play; jumping over puddles; Kolyma, fog and more fog; the Kremlin - the magic mountain trap; central Asia - the destruction of the sea; Pomona on the little town of Drohobych; return to my hometown. The sequel continues (1992-1993): the sequel continues.

Additional information

GOR001969707
Imperium by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Ryszard Kapuscinski
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1995-07-27
352
0140140697
9780140140699
N/A
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