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The Russian Origins of the First World War
The Russian Origins of the First World War
by Sean Mcmeekin
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Longlist, 2012 Lionel Gelber Prize, Lionel Gelber Foundation, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Foreign... (read more)

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The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilism, and Bolshevism, 1860-1930
The Women's Liberation Movement in Russia: Feminism, Nihilism, and Bolshevism, 1860-1930
by Richard Stites
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"This is the first narrative history of the Russian women's movement, and it is greatly needed. It provides a whole developing field of study. No one else has Richard Stites' range of knowledge and grasp of sources in this area."--Sheila Fitzpatrick... (read more)

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The History of Pugachev
The History of Pugachev
by Aleksandr S Pushkin
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Written by Russia's greatest poet, this fact-based tale of an illiterate Don Cossack who nearly succeeded in deposing Catherine the Great was greeted with hostility by Czar Nicholas I, who insisted on censoring it. Pushkin did fieldwork and research that... (read more)

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Journey for Our Time: The Russian Journals of the Marquis de Custine: An Intriguing Look at the Continuities in Russian Politics and Society
Journey for Our Time: The Russian Journals of the Marquis de Custine: An Intriguing Look at the Continuities in Russian Politics and Society
by Astolphe Custine
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Presents the penetrating and timeless observations from the Marquis's 1839 trip to Russia.... (read more)

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The man who killed Rasputin :Prince Felix Youssoupov and the murder that helped bring down the Russian Empire
The man who killed Rasputin :Prince Felix Youssoupov and the murder that helped bring down the Russian Empire
by Greg King
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The author of the highly acclaimed Russian biography The Last Empress uncovers the truth behind the murder of one of Russia's most notorious figures. On December 16, 1916, Prince Felix Youssoupov and a group of conspirators, in what they considered to be... (read more)

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Russia Through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia
Russia Through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia
by Toby Clyman
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These autobiographies span the century and cover a wide range of classes and professions. Among the authors are women of the gentry (Natalia Grot), the merchant class (Aleksandra Kobiakova), the lower bureaucracy (Praskovia Tatlina), and the serf class... (read more)

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Former People (12 Edition)
Former People (12 Edition)
by Smith
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The riveting and harrowing story of the Russian nobility caught in the upheaval of the Revolution Winner of the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize Named a Best Book of the Year by The Kansas City Star and Salon Epic in scope, precise in detail, and... (read more)

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Russia of the Tsars (11 Edition)
Russia of the Tsars (11 Edition)
by Peter Waldron
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Between the seventeenth century and the 1917 revolution, the Russian Tsars became absolute rulers of the largest and most diverse empire in the world. The splendor of their court and their capital city, St. Petersburg, was extraordinary, but this... (read more)

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Song Without Words: The Photographs & Diaries of Countess Sophia Tolstoy
Song Without Words: The Photographs & Diaries of Countess Sophia Tolstoy
by Leah Bendavid Val
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In a first-ever publishing event, the remarkable photography and writings of Countess Sophia Tolstoy reveal the unfolding of her life with her famous husband--and evocatively portray a glittering world that soon would fade away. 120 photographs.... (read more)

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Life on the Russian Country Estate: A Social and Cultural History
Life on the Russian Country Estate: A Social and Cultural History
by Priscilla Roosevelt
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The Bolshevik revolution destroyed both the world of the estate and much of the evidence about it. To recreate this lost world the author draws on sources including the physical remains of once grand manor houses (many photographed for this book), the... (read more)

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Romanovs
Romanovs
by Robert K Massie
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In 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow grave near Ekaterinberg, Siberia. Were these the remains of the last tsar and his family, murdered over 70 years before? Pulitzer Prize winner Massie now answers this question, going back to the... (read more)

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Liberty, Equality, and the Market: Essays by B. N. Chicherin (Russian Literature and Thought)
Liberty, Equality, and the Market: Essays by B. N. Chicherin (Russian Literature and Thought)
by B N Chicherin
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This volume brings the remarkable writings of Russian liberal thinker Boris Nikolaevich Chicherin (1828-1904) to English-language readers for the first time. The collection includes key essays in which Chicherin addresses the central political and social... (read more)

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Serfdom and Social Control in Russia: Petrovskoe, a Village in Tambov
Serfdom and Social Control in Russia: Petrovskoe, a Village in Tambov
by Steven L. Hoch
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This book includes an excellent analysis of the material and demographic foundations of patriarchal society, which will force historians to reevaluate the profitability of the estate economy and the standard of living among Russian serfs....This is an... (read more)

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For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia
For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia
by Robert D Crews
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Russia occupies a unique position in the Muslim world. Unlike any other non-Islamic state, it has ruled Muslim populations for over five hundred years. Though Russia today is plagued by its unrelenting war in Chechnya, Russia's approach toward Islam... (read more)

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The Russian Origins of the First World War
The Russian Origins of the First World War
by Sean Mcmeekin
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The submarine was one of the most revolutionary weapons of World War I, inciting both terror and fascination for militaries and civilians alike. During the war, after U-boats sank the Lusitania and began daring attacks on shipping vessels off the East... (read more)

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Journey for Our Time: The Journals of the Marquis de Custine Russia 1839
Journey for Our Time: The Journals of the Marquis de Custine Russia 1839
by Astolphe Custine
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Blacklisted by the Soviets, these journals have long been recognized for offering the most fascinating and revealing impression of the country by a foreigner. The Marquis' writings abound in observations on Russia's social, political, and religious... (read more)

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Origins of the Russian Intelligentsia
Origins of the Russian Intelligentsia
by Marc Raeff
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Marc Raeff investigates the early development of the Russian intelligentsia, a unique social and political force that was instrumental in westernizing its country and fermenting the revolutionary movement.... (read more)

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Angel of Vengeance: The Girl Who Shot the Governor of St. Petersburg and Sparked the Age of Assassination
Angel of Vengeance: The Girl Who Shot the Governor of St. Petersburg and Sparked the Age of Assassination
by Ana Siljak
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In the Russian winter of 1878 a shy, aristocratic young woman named Vera Zasulich walked into the office of the governor of St. Petersburg, pulled a revolver from underneath her shawl, and shot General Fedor Trepov point blank.  “Revenge... (read more)

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Between Tsar and People: Educated Society and the Quest for Public Identity in Late Imperial Russia
Between Tsar and People: Educated Society and the Quest for Public Identity in Late Imperial Russia
by Edith W Clowes
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This interdisciplinary collection of essays on the social and cultural life of late imperial Russia describes the struggle of new elites to take up a "middle position" in society--between tsar and people. During this period autonomous social and cultural... (read more)

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Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia
Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia
by Semyonova Tian Shans
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"... a marvelous source for the social history of Russian peasant society in the years before the revolution.... The translation is superb." --Steven Hoch "... one of the best ethnographic portraits that we have of the Russian village.... a highly... (read more)

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