Russian Colonialism

Russian presence in Hawaii. Russian forts and settlements in Hawaii

Russian Fort Elizabeth, Kauai island, Hawaii. Author Mel29. No Copyright.

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. In the early 19th century Russian fur traders established trading centers from Siberia into the North American subcontinent, Russian cargo vessels regularly transecting the northern Pacific Ocean. In January 1815 a Russian-American Company vessel, named “Bering”, that traded furs for food throughout the Hawaiian Islands, was shipwrecked at Waimea, Kauai. ...

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Bibliography of Russian Colonial History: 17th-18th century

View of Fort Ross, 1828, A. B. Duhaut-Cilly. Fort Ross State Historic Park Photo Archives. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini RUSSIAN EMPIRE AMERICA: – Various Authors “History of the Russian settlement at Fort Ross, California” Internet article. – Various Authors “Outpost of an empire. Fort Ross: the Russian colony in California” 27 pp. Fort Ross Interpretative Association, 1993, Jenner, California, USA. – Various Authors “A walking tour of the compound at Fortress Ross” 4 pp. brochure Fort Ross Interpretative Association, 1992, ...

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The Russians in America: Alaska and California

View of Fort Ross, 1828, A. B. Duhaut-Cilly. Fort Ross State Historic Park Photo Archives. No Copyright

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster. The Russian explorers reached the Pacific through Siberia in 1639. The Tsar sent later two expeditions in 1728 and 1741 under the command of Vitus Bering and Alexei Chorikov. They discovered the Aleutian Islands and Alaska. A profitable fur trade was established, Russian temporary settlements in the Aleutians and on ...

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