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The last days of the Romanovs : tragedy at Ekaterinburg

Author: Helen Rappaport
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brilliant account of the political forces swirling through the remote Urals town of Ekaterinburg at the bitter end of the First World War. Challenges the view that the deaths of the Romanovs were a unilateral act by a maverick group of Bolsheviks, and identifies a chain of command that stretches to Moscow-- and to Lenin himself.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Zar II ) Nikolaus (Russland; Romanov (Familie)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Rappaport
ISBN: 9780312379766 0312379765
OCLC Number: 234440522
Description: xii, 254 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Red Urals --
Behind the palisade --
"The dark gentleman" --
The man with a cigarette --
The woman in a wheelchair --
Girls in white dresses --
The boy in the sailor suit --
The good doctor --
"Our poor Russia" --
"Everything is the same" --
"What is to be done with Nicholas?" --
"Absolutely no news from outside" --
"Something has happened to them in there" --
"Ordinary people like us" --
The house of special purpose --
"The will of the revolution" --
"The world will never know what we did to them" --
Epilogue: the scent of lilies.
Responsibility: Helen Rappaport.
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A brilliant account of the political forces swirling through the remote Urals town of Ekaterinburg at the bitter end of the First World War. Challenges the view that the deaths of the Romanovs were a unilateral act by a maverick group of Bolsheviks, and identifies a chain of command that stretches to Moscow-- and to Lenin himself.

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