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Former People

The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy

Former People( )
Author: Smith, Douglas
Publication Date:Oct 2012
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Epic in scope, precise in detail, and heart-breaking in its human drama,Former Peopleis the first book to recount the history of the aristocracy caught up in the maelstrom of the Bolshevik Revolution and the creation of Stalin's Russia. Filled with chilling tales of looted palaces and burning estates, of desperate flights in the night from marauding peasants and Red Army soldiers, of imprisonment, exile, and execution, it is the story of how a centuries'-old elite, famous for...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Russia & The Former Soviet Union
Social Science / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.15 x 9.26 x 1.69 Inches
Book Weight:1.738 Pounds

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