Resultados para: the romanovs
Montefiore,Simon Sebag; Sebag Montefiore, Simon(9342917)
The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world s surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world s greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? This is the...sob encomenda
Investigating the murder of the Russian Imperial Family, Helen Rappaport embarks on a quest to uncover the various international plots and plans to save them, why they failed, and who was responsible.The murder of the Romanov family in July 1918...sob encomenda
Abundant, newly discovered sources shatter long-held beliefsThe collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 revealed, among many other things, a hidden wealth of archival documents relating to the imprisonment and eventual murder of Tsar Nicholas II, his...
How did Nicholas II, Russia'apos;s last Tsar, meet his death? Shot point blank in a bungled execution by radical Bolsheviks in the Urals, Nicholas and his family disappeared from history in the Soviet era. But in the 1970s, a local geologist and a...
A vivid and compelling account of the final thirteen days of the Romanovs, counting down to the last, tense hours of their lives.On 4 July 1918, a new commandant took control of a closely guarded house in the Russian town of Ekaterinburg. His name...
Raleigh, Donald J.; Iskenderov, A.A.(9755631)
Since glasnost began, Russia's most eminent historians have taken advantage of new archival access and the end of censorship and conformity to reassess and reinterpret their history. Through this process they are linking up with Russia's great...
On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figureA hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the...sob encomenda
Jewels Od the Tsars: The Romanovs And Imperial Russiasob encomenda
Sydney Gibbes was appointed tutor to the children of Tsar Nicholas II in 1908 and lived as one of the family in the royal palace. Drawing on unpublished material, including Gibbes' letters and diaries, this biography tells the tragic Romanov story...