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Nicholas Ii

Author : Marc Ferro
ISBN : 9780195093827
Genre : Drama
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A figure surrounded by myth and speculation, at the center of one of history's most cataclysmic events--the Russian Revolution--Nicholas II remains haunting and enigmatic. Now one of France's most eminent historians presents a biography that goes beyond the lies and half-lies surrounding Nicholas's reign to provide an evocative portrait of this most mysterious ruler. Illustrations.

The Last Of The Tsars

Author : Robert Service
ISBN : 9781447293118
Genre : History
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‘A timely and important book . . . he brings to it rare clarity and common sense. His book is a fast-paced account of the last sixteen months of the tsar’s life; brief, sharp, but laced with well-judged feeling for the dramas of the time.’ Catherine Merridale, Observer In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire for three hundred years was forced from power by revolution. In this masterful and forensic study, Robert Service examines the last year Nicholas's reign and the months between that momentous abdication and his death, with his family, in Ekaterinburg in July 1918. Drawing on the Tsar's own diaries and other hitherto unexamined contemporary records, The Last of the Tsars reveals a man who was almost entirely out of his depth, perhaps even willfully so. It is also a compelling account of the social, economic and political foment in Russia in the aftermath of Alexander Kerensky's February Revolution, the Bolshevik seizure of power in October 1917 and the beginnings of Lenin's Soviet republic.

Nicholas Ii

Author : Princess Catherine Radziwill
ISBN : IND:30000041628185
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Last Of The Tsars

Author : Richard Tames
ISBN : 0330029029
Genre : Panorama of history
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Imperial Tragedy

Author : Noble Frankland
ISBN : UVA:X000095335
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Alexander Ii

Author : Edvard Radzinsky
ISBN : 9780743284264
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Profiles the Romanov Dynasty tsar as one of Russia's most forward-thinking rulers, documenting his efforts to redefine history by bringing freedom to his country, the use of terrorist bombings by the radicals that lived during his regime, and the series of assassination attempts that eventually ended his life. By the author of The Last Tsar. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Russian Leaders

Author : Alexander Dragomiroff
ISBN : 1590331648
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Russian Leaders A Bibliography With Indexes

The Last Tsar

Author : Ėdvard Radzinskiĭ
ISBN : UOM:39015025217228
Genre : History
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An elucidation of the thirty-year mystery surrounding the death of Tsar Nicholas II and family employs the Tsar's diaries and firsthand accounts of the slayings to offer a minute-by-minute account of the Tsar's final hours. 35,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. Tour.

Russia Under Three Tsars

Author : Michael N. Kalantar
ISBN : 9780986125287
Genre : Political Science
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REDISCOVERED: EYEWITNESS HISTORY Opening with an intimate, dramatic account of the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881, this long-lost history describes the personalities and actions of the last tsars during the years leading up to the Russian Revolution. Glittering royals, politicians, military officers, scoundrels and anarchists all walk across these pages as they did in life during the last years of the tsars. Alexander II, Alexander III, and the last tsar—the ill-fated Nicholas II—each attempted to forestall the forces of revolution. This eyewitness history is based on exclusive access to the original manuscript memoirs of Count Loris-Melikov, Tsar Alexander II's chief minister, and by the author's personal experience in Tsar Nicholas II's government as Secretary-in-Chief of the Duma. Appendix: Interview with Count Leo Tolstoy Edited and with an introduction by Irene Vartanoff

The Biography Book

Author : Daniel S. Burt
ISBN : 1573562564
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From Marilyn to Mussolini, people captivate people. A&E's "Biography, " best-selling autobiographies, and biographical novels testify to the popularity of the genre. But where does one begin? Collected here are descriptions and evaluations of over 10,000 biographical works, including books of fact and fiction, biographies for young readers, and documentaries and movies, all based on the lives of over 500 historical figures from scientists and writers, to political and military leaders, to artists and musicians. Each entry includes a brief profile, autobiographical and primary sources, and recommended works. Short reviews describe the pertinent biographical works and offer insight into the qualities and special features of each title, helping readers to find the best biographical material available on hundreds of fascinating individuals.

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