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The Resource Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia, Michael Farquhar

Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia, Michael Farquhar

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Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia
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Secret lives of the tsars
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three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia
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Michael Farquhar
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Language
eng
Summary
Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world's most engaging royal historian chronicles the world's most fascinating imperial dynasty: the Romanovs, whose three-hundred-year reign was remarkable for its shocking violence, spectacular excess, and unimaginable venality
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Biography type
collective biography
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10319685
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Farquhar, Michael
Dewey number
947/.046
Index
no index present
LC call number
DK37.8.R6
LC item number
F37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Romanov, House of
  • Russia
  • Russia
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three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia
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Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia, Michael Farquhar
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
The Time of Troubles and the rise of the Romanovs -- Ivan V and Peter I (1682-1696): one autocrat too many -- Peter I (1696-1725): the eccentricities of an emperor -- Catherine I (1725-1727): the peasant empress -- Anna (1730-1740): "a bored estate mistress" -- Elizabeth (1741-1762): the empress of pretense -- Peter III (1762): "nature made him a mere poltroon" -- Catherine II (1762-1796): "prey to this mad passion!" -- Paul (1796-1801): "he detests his nation" -- Alexander I (1801-1825): Napoleon's conqueror -- Nicholas I (1825-1855): "a condescending Jupiter" -- Alexander II (1855-1881): "a crowned semi-ruin" -- Alexander III (1881-1894): "a colossus of unwavering autocracy" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): "an absolute child" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): "gliding down a precipice" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): a bloody end -- Aftermath
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 349 pages
Isbn
9780812979053
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013036022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861206828
  • 1912731
Label
Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia, Michael Farquhar
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Time of Troubles and the rise of the Romanovs -- Ivan V and Peter I (1682-1696): one autocrat too many -- Peter I (1696-1725): the eccentricities of an emperor -- Catherine I (1725-1727): the peasant empress -- Anna (1730-1740): "a bored estate mistress" -- Elizabeth (1741-1762): the empress of pretense -- Peter III (1762): "nature made him a mere poltroon" -- Catherine II (1762-1796): "prey to this mad passion!" -- Paul (1796-1801): "he detests his nation" -- Alexander I (1801-1825): Napoleon's conqueror -- Nicholas I (1825-1855): "a condescending Jupiter" -- Alexander II (1855-1881): "a crowned semi-ruin" -- Alexander III (1881-1894): "a colossus of unwavering autocracy" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): "an absolute child" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): "gliding down a precipice" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): a bloody end -- Aftermath
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 349 pages
Isbn
9780812979053
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013036022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861206828
  • 1912731

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