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Title pages of «Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary»
Title pages of «Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary»

Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary (35 volumes, small; 86 volumes, large) is, in its scope and style, the Russian counterpart to the 1911 Britannica. Published in Imperial Russia in 1890-1906, the comprehensive encyclopedia was a joint venture of Leipzig and St Petersburg publishers. The articles were written by first-rank Russian scholars of the day. Its reprints appeared following the collapse of the Soviet Union. Full edition is available here. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1035x824, 113 KB) Описание/Description ru:Титульные листы томов Ia и XXV «Энциклопедического словаря Брокгауза и Ефрона» (1890-1907) Title pages of «Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary» (1890-1907) Источник/Source http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1035x824, 113 KB) Описание/Description ru:Титульные листы томов Ia и XXV «Энциклопедического словаря Брокгауза и Ефрона» (1890-1907) Title pages of «Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary» (1890-1907) Источник/Source http://www. ... (Redirected from 1911 Britannica) The Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1911) in many ways represents the sum of knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century. ... The Russian Empire in 1913 Greater Arms of the Russian Empire, adopted in 1882 Simplified Coat of Arms of the Russian Empire Flag of Russian Empire 1858-1883 Flag of Russian Empire 1914-1917 Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of history from the expansion of... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Brockhaus Konversations-Lexikon, 1902 An encyclopedia (alternatively encyclopaedia) is a written compendium of knowledge. ... Leipzig â–¶(?) [] (Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk) is the largest city in the federal state (Bundesland) of Saxony in Germany. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... The rise of Gorbachev Although reform stalled between 1964–1982, the generational shift gave new momentum for reform. ...


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