NATURE, CLIMATE, AND SOIL.
|Difficulty of Knowing Russia --Description of the Land --In What does PAGE
it Differ from Western Europe?--In What is it European?||1|
|The Two Great Zones --The Zone of Forests and the Woodless Zone -- Subdivisions of the Latter --The Black Mould Zone --The Steppe
Region--Accidental Steppes --Primeval Steppes||15|
|Homogeneousness of the Country --Its Vast Plains were Destined to
Political Unity--Uneven Population --How, for a Length of Time,
it was Distributed after an Utterly Artificial Manner--Relative
Importance of the Various Regions--Vital and Accessory Parts -- Russia a Country Born of Colonization --Her Double Task and
RACES AND NATIONALITY.
|Are the Russian People a European People? --Is there in Russia a
Homogeneous Nationality?--Interest Attaching to these Questions
--The Ethnographical Museum at Moscow --Causes of the Multiplicity of Races on this Uniform Land--Reasons why their Fusion
is not yet Completed--How it is that Ethnographical Maps can
Furnish only Insufficient Data||54|
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Book title: The Empire of the Tsars and the Russians.
Contributors: Anatole L. Leroy-Beaulieu - Author, Zaenaefde A. Ragozin - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1893.
Page number: xiii.
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