TITLE

THE LAST VISIT OF EMPEROR ALEXANDER I TO THE MENNONITE COLONIES

AUTHOR(S)
Good, E. Reginald; Good, Kathryn Shantz
PUB. DATE
January 1989
SOURCE
Journal of Mennonite Studies;1989, Vol. 7, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Introduces a new translation of an account of the last visit of Russia's Alexander I a year before he died to the Mennonite community at Molochna (Molotschna), in the province of Taurida on 22 October 1825. A record of the monarch's conversations with villagers is included in addition to his questions regarding farming and the daily life of the village. Alexander's comments showed that he had a deep understanding of the Mennonites' world view.
ACCESSION #
46596109

 

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