Author:William Ralston Shedden Ralston

William Ralston Shedden Ralston
British translator, Slavic and Russian-scholar
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "W. R. S.-R."



  • Krilov and His Fables (1869) (external scan)
  • The Songs of the Russian People, as Illustrative of Slavonic Mythology and Russian Social Life (1872) (external scan)
  • Russian Folk-Tales (1873) (start transcription)
    • republished as Russian Fairy Tales. A Choice Collection of Muscovite Folk-lore (1887) (start transcription)
  • Early Russian History: Four Lectures (1874) (external scan)

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