The Tsar and the President : Alexander II and Abraham Lincoln, liberator and emancipator / edited by Marilyn Pfeifer Swezey

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Subjects: Art objects, Russian--Exhibitions
Art objects, American--Exhibitions
Russia--History--Alexander II, 1855-1881--Exhibitions
United States--History--1849-1877
Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, 1818-1881--Exhibitions
Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, 1818-1881
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Exhibitions
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, DC : American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation, c2008
LC Classification: D, DK
Table of Contents: Prologue / James H. Billington
Foreword / James W. Symington
Introduction / Alexander P. Potemkin
Time Line, Emperor Alexander II
Time Line, Abraham Lincoln
The Tsar and the President / Marilyn P. Swezey 1
Alexander II, Tsar-Liberator / Andrei D. Yanovski 7
Accession to Power and the Coronation / Ludmila M. Kanaeva 17
The Tsar's Special Attribute / Tatiana F. Bulgakova 27
Lincoln in Life / John Sellers 33
The Naval Mission to Russia of Gustavus Vasa Fox / Edward Kasinec, Robert Davis, Jr. 39
Lincoln and Slavery / James O. Horton 49
A Royal Visit: The Grand Duke Alexis in the United States / Suzanne Massie 59
The Final Years of the Tsar-Liberator / Ludmila M. Kanaeoa 67
Excerpts from historic letters and dispatches 75
Checklist of Objects 81
Additional Authors: Swezey, Marilyn Pfeifer
Notes: ISBN: 0978720113
ISBN: 9780978720117
Contents: The tsar and the president / Marilyn P. Swezey -- Alexander II, tsar-liberator / Andrei D. Yanovskiy -- Accession to power and the coronation / Ludmila M. Kanaeva -- The tsar's special attribute / Tatiana F. Bulgakova -- Lincoln in life / John Sellers -- The naval mission to Russia of Gustavus Vasa Fox / Edward Kasinec with Robert Davis, Jr. -- Lincoln and slavery / James O. Horton -- A royal visit : the Grand Duke Alexis in the United States / Suzanne Massie -- The final years of the tsar-liberator / Ludmila M. Kanaeva -- Excerpts from historic letters and dispatches
Summary: Catalog to accompany the exhibition "The Tsar and the President : Alexander II and Abraham Lincoln" held at the Oshkosh Public Museum, Oshkosh, Wisconsin from July 12-October 12, 2008 and the Kansas City Union Station Museum, Kansas City, Missouri from November 1, 2008-April 19, 2009
Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description: xii, 100 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
OCLC Number: 235974000
ISBN/ISSN: 0978720113
9780978720117

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