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Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power
Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power
by Richard Stites
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Serf-era and provincial Russia heralded the spectacular turn in cultural history that began in the 1860s. Examining the role of arts and artists in societys value system, Richard Stites explores this shift in a groundbreaking history of visual and... (read more)

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Liberals Under Autocracy: Modernization and Civil Society in Russia, 1866-1904
Liberals Under Autocracy: Modernization and Civil Society in Russia, 1866-1904
by Anton A Fedyashin
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With its rocky transition to democracy, post-Soviet Russia has made observers wonder whether a moderating liberalism could ever succeed in such a land of extremes. But in Liberals under Autocracy, Anton A. Fedyashin looks back at the vibrant Russian... (read more)

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Russia Under the Old Regime: Second Edition
Russia Under the Old Regime: Second Edition
by Richard Pipes
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Harvard Professor of Russian History Richard Pipes traces the evolution of the Russian state from the ninth century to the 1800s. Pipes analyzes the political behavior of the principal social groupingspeasantry, nobility, middle class, and clergyand... (read more)

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To Kill Rasputin: The Life and Death of Grigori Rasputin
To Kill Rasputin: The Life and Death of Grigori Rasputin
by Andrew Cook
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Provides the answers to the many mysteries surrounding the murder of Rasputin, a pivotal moment in Russian history.... (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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Richard Stites's book is alive with events and individuals. It is a dramatic story well told, with understanding for reformers and revolutionaries, and a sensible, balanced assessment of their successes and failures. Roberta T. Manning - The Journal of... (read more)

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Lenin's Brother (09 Edition)
Lenin's Brother (09 Edition)
by Philip Pomper
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In 1886, Alexander Ulyanov, a brilliant biology student, joined a small group of students at St. Petersburg University to plot the assassination of Russia's tsar. Known as "Second First March" for the date of their action, this group failed disastrously... (read more)

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The Stolen Prince: Gannibal, Adopted Son of Peter the Great, Great-Grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's First Black Intellectua
The Stolen Prince: Gannibal, Adopted Son of Peter the Great, Great-Grandfather of Alexander Pushkin, and Europe's First Black Intellectua
by Hugh Barnes
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In the spring of 1703, a young African boy stepped off a slave ship in Constantinople, the gateway between East and West. Huddling in chains, with other frightened captives, the seven-year-old claimed to be a prince of Abyssinia, a "noble Moor" kidnapped... (read more)

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Russia's Rulers Under the Old Regime
Russia's Rulers Under the Old Regime
by Dominic Lieven
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Dominic Lieven here probes deeply into the lives and politics of the most important members of Tsar Nicholas II's government-the 215 men appointed by Nicholas to his State Council. His book tells us a great deal about the last ruling elite of Russia... (read more)

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Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy
Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy
by Douglas 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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The Prince of Princes
The Prince of Princes
by Sebag Montefiore
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Prince Grigory Potemkin was Catherine the Great's lover, secret husband, and partner in ruling the Russian Empire. Their affair was so tumultuous, they negotiated an arrangement that allowed them to share power while he was free to love his beautiful... (read more)

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Ivan the Terrible
Ivan the Terrible
by Robert Payne
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Czar Ivan IV (1530-1584), the first Russian ruler to take the title czar, is known as one of the worst tyrants in history, but few people among the general public know how he got such an infamous reputation. Relying on extensive research based heavily on... (read more)

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Angel of Vengeance: The "Girl Assassin," the Governor of St. Petersburg, and Russia's Revolutionary World
Angel of Vengeance: The "Girl Assassin," the Governor of St. Petersburg, and Russia's Revolutionary World
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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Rasputin: The Role of Britain's Secret Service in His Torture and Murder
Rasputin: The Role of Britain's Secret Service in His Torture and Murder
by Richard Cullen
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The murder of Grigori Rasputin, mystic, healer, and advisor to the Tsar and Tsaritsa of Russia, remains one of the most intriguing crimes of the twentieth century. Using cutting edge forensic police techniques, former Scotland Yard cop Richard Cullen... (read more)

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The Black Russian
The Black Russian
by Vladimir Alexandrov
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The Black Russian is the incredible true story of Frederick Bruce Thomas, born in 1872 to former slaves who became prosperous farmers in Mississippi. After his father was brutally murdered, Frederick left the South and worked as a waiter in Chicago and... (read more)

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The Black Russian
The Black Russian
by Vladimir Alexandrov
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The Black Russian is the incredible true story of Frederick Bruce Thomas, born in 1872 to former slaves who became prosperous farmers in Mississippi. After his father was brutally murdered, Frederick left the South and worked as a waiter in Chicago and... (read more)

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Petersburg: The Physiology of a City
Petersburg: The Physiology of a City
by Nikolai Nekrasov
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This landmark collection of short works forms a vivid documentary of life in midnineteenth-century St. Petersburg. Editor Nikolai Nekrasov was the most influential literary entrepreneur of the day, and he assembled works ranging from ethnography to... (read more)

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Shadow of the Winter Palace : Russia's Drift To Revolution, 1825-1917 (76 Edition)
Shadow of the Winter Palace : Russia's Drift To Revolution, 1825-1917 (76 Edition)
by Edward Crankshaw
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Exactly 175 years ago, on the Senate Square in St. Petersburg, a failed uprising ignited a process that would, one red October, finally sweep the autocracy away. The Shadow of the Winter Palace recounts an extraordinary century of Russian history, a... (read more)

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Mothers & Daughters: Women of the Intelligentsia in Nineteenth Century Russia
Mothers & Daughters: Women of the Intelligentsia in Nineteenth Century Russia
by Barbara A Engel
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Professor Engel presents a study of the social and cultural origins of female radicalism in nineteenth-century Russia. She examines the forces that prompted hundreds of women to rebel against their family roles, the factors that shaped their radical... (read more)

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The last tsar :the life and death of Nicholas II
The last tsar :the life and death of Nicholas II
by Edvard Radzinskii
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Russian playwright and historian Radzinsky mines sources never before available to create a fascinating portrait of the monarch, and a minute-by-minute account of his terrifying last days. Updated For The Paperback Edition, From the Trade Paperback... (read more)

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Russian Seapower and the Eastern Question, 1827-41
Russian Seapower and the Eastern Question, 1827-41
by John C K Daly
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This book covers the formative period of modern Russian naval development from Navarino, to the second Turko-Egyptian Crisis and the Straits Convention, and makes clear that the diplomatic history and naval history of the time cannot be separated.... (read more)

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