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The Romanovs : ruling Russia 1613-1917

Author: Lindsey Hughes
Publisher: London : Hambledon Continuum, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For 300 years, the history of Russia was inextricably linked to that of one family: The Romanovs. Claiming a divine right to reign and tracing the family line back to Peter the Great they shaped the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: House of Romanov; Romanov, Familie.; Romanov, Familie; Romanov, Familie.; House of Romanov
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsey Hughes
ISBN: 1847252133 9781847252135
OCLC Number: 255028595
Description: 1 v. : ill ; 24cm.
Contents: Preface; Abbreviations, dates, spellings and transliteration; List of Illustrations; Family Trees; Introduction; 1. Romanov Roots, 1613-45: Michael; 2. The Pious Tsars, 1645-96: Alexis, Fedor and Ivan V; 3. Transformation, 1682-1725: Peter the Great; 4. The Age of Empresses and Palace Revolutions, 1725-62: Catherine I, Peter II, Anna, Ivan VI, Elizabeth, Peter III; 5. Philosopher on the Throne, 1762-96: Catherine II; 6. The Napoleonic Era, 1796-1825: Paul and Alexander I; 7. Consistent Autocracy, 1825-55: Nicholas I; 8. Reform and Reaction, 1855-94: Alexander II and Alexander III; 9. The Last Romanov: Nicholas II (i) 1894-1913; 10. From Celebration to Annihilation: Nicholas II (ii) 1913-1918; 11. Postscript, 1918-2007; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Lindsey Hughes.

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"Vivid portrait of the entire Romanov family, who shaped Russian history and politics so pwerfully" Bookseller Buyers Guide,1 January 2008

 
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