Download PDF by Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu: A Russian Rediscovers America

By Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu

approximately 2500 years after Pythagoras steered that the Earth used to be around, 2320 years after Aristotle, following the lessons of the Pythagoreans, had asserted an identical, and had declared that the nice Asiatic Empire should be reached by means of crusing westwardly, 1940 after Seneca proven this view, and affirmed that India should be reached during this approach, and 501 years after the Italian, born in Genoa, Christopher Columbus stumbled on the USA, a Russian, the well-regarded poet Dr. Shvedchikov, rediscovers the US, within the similar 12 months, 1993, whilst the Pentium microprocessor for desktops is produced, the realm huge internet is created, the sunshine emitting diodes have been invented, area travel Endeavour undertaking to fix an optical flaw within the Hubble area Telescope occurs, and the united states and Russia signal the beginning II treaty calling for bilateral aid of strategic nuclear weapons.
This e-book relies on Dr. Shvedchikov’s number of notes approximately his first shuttle 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 position in organizing and aiding this travel.
This appealing booklet, 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

Legendary Locals of Chugiak-Eagle River - download pdf or read online

Homesteading in Alaska used to be now not an visible way of life selection for many humans in post�World battle II the US. In an age of gleeful consumerism, early settlers of Chugiak-Eagle River decided to stay easily. but an easy lifestyles and a simple one have been various things. Many raised their very own vegetation and some, resembling the Pippels, the Tatros, the Glenn Briggses, and the Vanovers, created larger-scale farming ventures.

Get Touring New Mexico Hot Springs (Touring Hot Springs) PDF

This most modern access within the well known traveling sizzling Springs sequence takes hot-water fanatics to a couple of the simplest bubbly puddles within the Southwest. those geothermal wonders are enjoyable to discover and enjoyable to soak in, even if in remoted backcountry or surrounded by way of the trimmings of civilization. This e-book contains very important details on how to define the springs and what to anticipate in the event you get there, in addition to the heritage of the websites.

Download e-book for iPad: Grand Canyon National Park: The Roadtrip Guide by Al Lodwick

Approximately five million humans stopover at Grand Canyon nationwide Park every year. The crowds might be overwhelming, so making plans your journey is key, specifically which will remain in a single day. Itineraries designed to slot the visitor’s dispensed time are urged. each one perspective is indexed in addition to an outline of the highlights.

Download e-book for iPad: The American metropolis - From Knickerbocker Times to the by Frank Moss

The writer aptly characterizes this paintings as a "series of itineraries" in which the reader is made accustomed to a lot of the heritage of new york Island by way of being resulted in the very spots linked to very important old occasions. yet this e-book is way extra. it really is astonishing and clean to learn a safeguard of the 5 issues from the pen of so clever a witness.

Additional info for A Russian Rediscovers America

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Russian Rediscovers America by Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu

by Kevin

Rated 4.40 of 5 – based on 11 votes