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Witness to revolution : the Russian Revolution diary and letters of J. Butler Wright

Author: J Butler Wright; William Thomas Allison
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
Series: Praeger studies in diplomacy and strategic thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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J. Butler Wright brought his bride and son to Russia in 1916 to take up duties as counsellor to the American Embassy in Petrograd. He had no idea he would witness the collapse of Imperial Russia and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Diaries
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
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Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wright, J. Butler (Joshua Butler), 1877-1939.
Witness to revolution.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
(OCoLC)606665149
Named Person: J Butler Wright; J Butler Wright; J Butler Wright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Butler Wright; William Thomas Allison
ISBN: 027597474X 9780275974749
OCLC Number: 48038358
Description: xx, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / David S. Foglesong --
"The Rather Tense Atmosphere That Surrounds Us" (November 15, 1916-March 2, 1917) --
"The Most Astounding Popular Revolution in History" (March 3, 1917-May 27, 1917) --
"These People Are as Fickle as Children" (May 28, 1917-September 3, 1917) --
"A Typical Modern-Russian Revolutionary Day!" (September 4, 1917-November 12, 1917) --
"Russia Is Simply Boiling!" (November 13, 1917-February 24, 1918) --
"A Frantic, Crazy Day" (February 25, 1918-April 20, 1918).
Series Title: Praeger studies in diplomacy and strategic thought.
Responsibility: William Thomas Allison ; foreword by David S. Foglesong.

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