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Decline and Fall of the Romanov Dynasty: The Romanovs
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Russia Soviet Union, 1917-1945 by David Thomas; Mark McAndrews
Publication Date: 1996-01-30
Russia/Soviet Union, 1917-1945 examines the developments in the world's largest geo-political region during some of the most turbulent years of this century. Beginning with the collapse of the Tsarist regime in 1917 and moving through to the end of the Second World War, this work offers a comprehensive coverage of the major issues of the period for upper secondary students. Its approach is particularly appropriate for NSW HSC students.
A lifelong passion : Nicholas and Alexandra, their own story by Maylunas, Andrei , Mironenko, Sergei & Galy, Darya
Call Number: NFS 947.081 MAY
Publication Date: 1996
Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie
Publication Date: 2012-09-18
From the Modern Library's new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Robert K. Massie--also available are Peter the Great and The Romanovs In this commanding book, Robert K. Massie, prize-winning author of Catherine the Great, sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs' lives: Nicholas's political naïveté, Alexandra's obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis's brave struggle with hemophilia. Against a lavish backdrop of luxury and intrigue, Massie unfolds a powerful drama of passion and history--the story of a doomed empire and the death-marked royals who watched it crumble. nbsp; The Modern Library of the World's Best Books nbsp; Nicholas and Alexandra nbsp; "A magnificent and intimate picture . . . Not only the main characters but a whole era become alive and comprehensible."--Harper's nbsp; Peter the Great Winner of the Pulitzer Prize nbsp; "Enthralling . . . as fascinating as any novel and more so than most."--The New York Times Book Review nbsp; The Romanovs nbsp; "Riveting . . . unfolds like a detective story."--Los Angeles Times Book Review
The global superpower stand-off that brought the world to the brink of destruction. The BBC's Cold War site explores the cultural and political impact of a conflict that divided the world.
Lucy Worsley creates a fresh and compelling account of the Romanovs: the most powerful monarchs since the Middle Ages.
In the second episode of this fascinating and epic journey through the Russia under the Romanov Dynasty, Historian Lucy Worsley covers the time of Catherine the Great and the Napoleonic Wars. This era of extraordinary upheaval and conflict was definitive for the history of Europe and Russia's role in the period was crucial. The episode also looks at the incredible building efforts undertaken throughout 18th Century Russia as grand palaces were built by the royal family, palaces that would become the backdrop to considerable intrigue, political coups and murder. This excellent series will provide outstanding contextual resources for classes studying the Russian Revolution and Russian history.
Lucy Worsley concludes her history of the Romanov dynasty by investigating how the family's grip on Russia unravelled in their final century.
Russia's last Tsar and his family are betrayed from within.
Nicholas II, Russian in full Nikolay Aleksandrovich, (born May 6 [May 18, New Style], 1868, Tsarskoye Selo [now Pushkin], near St. Petersburg, Russia—died July 16/17, 1918, Yekaterinburg), the last Russian emperor (1894–1917), who, with his wife, Alexandra, and their children, was killed by the Bolsheviks after the October Revolution.
In 1917, two revolutions swept through Russia, ending centuries of imperial rule and setting in motion political and social changes that would lead to the formation of the Soviet Union.
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