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The house of the dead : Siberian exile under the tsars

Author: Daniel Beer
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"The House of the Dead is a history of Siberia with a focus on the last four tsars (1801-1917). Daniel Beer explores the massive penal colony that became an incubator for the radicalism of revolutionaries who would one day rule Russia"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beer, Daniel.
House of the dead.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
(DLC) 2016019798
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Beer
ISBN: 9780307958907 0307958906
OCLC Number: 1003759438
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book."
Description: xxii, 464 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The bell of Uglich --
Origins of exile --
The boundary post --
Broken swords --
The mines of Nerchinsk --
The Decembrist Republic --
Sybiracy --
The penal fort --
"In the name of freedom!" --
General Cuckoo's army --
Sakhalin Island --
The lash --
"Woe to the vanquished!" --
The shrinking continent --
The crucible --
Red Siberia.
Responsibility: Daniel Beer.

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"The House of the Dead is a history of Siberia with a focus on the last four tsars (1801-1917). Daniel Beer explores the massive penal colony that became an incubator for the radicalism of revolutionaries who would one day rule Russia"--Provided by publisher.

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