ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS

ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS

By: Marsden Kate

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An extraordinary and very readable story of a formidable Victorian lade why was so moved by the plight of lepers that she undertook a marathon journey from 1890 to 1892 to leper colonies in Siberia. Having served as a nurse in Bulgaria during 1878 tending the casualties of the Russian-Turkish War, Kate Marsden saw at first-hand the horrors of leprosy and determined to plan a journey to the leper colonies of Yakutsk, 2000 miles across the wastes of Siberia.

Title: ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS

Author Name: Marsden Kate

Illustrator: Introduction By Eric Newby

Categories: - ADVENTURE, TRAVEL, - PERSONAL RECOUNTS OF WAR/SOCIAL COMMENT, - BIOGRAPHIES, AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, - WOMEN IN WAR, - TRAVEL BY WOMEN WRITERS,

Publisher: Phoenix Press, London: 2001

ISBN Number: 1842123971

ISBN Number 13: 9781842123973

Binding: Card Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 21.5cm

Seller ID: 2012301

Keywords: Siberia, Lepers, Travel, Adventure, Kate Marsden, Russia,