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The family Romanov : murder, rebellion & the fall of Imperial Russia

Book

2014

Item Details

Subjects:

Genre: Biographies.

ISBN:

  • 9780375967825
  • 9780375867828
  • 0375867821

Edition: First edition.

Description: 292 pages : illustrations, map, genealogical tables ; 25 cm

Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents:

  • Before you begin
  • Russia 1903
  • Beyond the palace gates: peasant turned worker
  • Before the storm
  • "I dreamed that I was loved"
  • Beyond the palace gates: a peasant boyhood
  • "What a disappointment!"
  • Beyond the palace gates: lullabies for peasant babies
  • "A small family circle"
  • Beyond the palace gates: another family circle
  • Dark clouds gathering
  • The year of nightmares
  • Lenin, the duma, and a mystic named Rasputin
  • Beyond the palace gates: house no. 13
  • "Pig and filth" and family fun
  • Beyond the palace gates: an occupation for workers' daughters
  • Gathering clouds
  • Three centuries of Romanovs
  • Beyond the palace gates: a different kind of education for a different kind of boy
  • The storm breaks
  • "My God! My God! What madness!"
  • In defense of mother Russia
  • Beyond the palace gates: Vasily's diary
  • The reign of Rasputin
  • It all comes tumbling down
  • Beyond the palace gates: molecule in a storm
  • "Ye tyrants quake, your day is over"
  • Beyond the palace gates: ye tyrants quake, your day is over
  • Final days
  • "Survivors of a shipwreck"
  • Beyond the palace gates: the tsar's surprise party
  • Into Siberia
  • Beyond the palace gates: swarming the palace
  • The house of special purpose
  • Deadly intent
  • "The world will never know what has become of them"
  • Beyond the palace gates: living in communist Russia.

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