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1 CHARQUES, R. D. A Short History Of Russia.
E. P. Dutton and Co., New York: 1958. First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Very good condition. 
The first narrative history of Russia to encompass the myth-befogged beginnings, the rise and cataclysmic fall of tsarism, and the Spartan years of the Soviet. Emphasizes three points of view: that autocracy has played a dominant role through all Russian history; that serfdom is the fabric of Russian social history; and that it is of paramount importance to understand the continuity of the Russian present with the past. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.45 USD
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2 COUGHLAN, ROBERT. Elizabeth And Catherine: Empresses Of All The Russias.
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York: 1974. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has a 1 & 1/2 inch rip. 
A dramatic narrative centered on the astounding lives of two remarkable women of the eighteenth century. One of them is known to history as Catherine the Great, in whose towering shadow Elizabeth is unjustly obscured. For there could have been no Catherine without Elizabeth, who brought her to Russia from an insignificant, tiny principality of Germany and set the stage for the realization of the world-shaking dreams of their illustrious predecessor, Peter the Great. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.55 USD
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3 CROZIER, BRIAN. Strategy Of Survival.
Arlington House, New Rochelle: 1978. 0870004212 / 9780870004216 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Underlining on some pages. 
America is at war, the Third World War. We are losing. And unless we make up our minds to win, we are doomed. This book tells us what to do and what to expect. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.03 USD
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4 HERESCH, ELISABETH. The Empire Of The Tsars: The Splendour And The Fall - Pictures And Documents 1896 To 1920.
Stroitel, Russia. 3784423302 / 9783784423302 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A collection of photographs and documents of the Russian Revolution and the two decades just prior to it. Presents both the splendor of the Russian realm at the turn of the century, its expansion, its military might, its unprecedented cultural achievements and variety, but also the striking contrasts to all that which was the lives if the peasants and workers. 
Price: 94.05 USD
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5 MASSIE, ROBERT K. The Romanovs: The Final Chapter.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1995. 0345406400 / 9780345406408 s Softcover. Good condition. 
This book provides answers, describing in suspenseful detail the dramatic efforts in post-Communist Russia to discover the truth about the fate of the royal family. Includes an Index and photos. 
Price: 6.30 USD
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6 MEDVEDEV, ROY A.; SAUNDERS, GEORGE (TRANSLATED BY); SALISBURY, HARRISON (FOREWORD BY). The October Revolution
Columbia University Press, New York: 1979. 0231045905 / 9780231045902 s Softcover. Reading copy with cracked binding. 
A stimulating reinterpretation, notable for its balanced, but by no means uncritical assessment of Lenin's historical role and for the light which it sheds upon the course and fate of the Revolution to mid-1918. 
Price: 24.94 USD
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7 PRINCE MICHAEL OF GREECE. The White Night Of St. Petersburg.
Atlantic Monthly Press, New York: 2004. 0871139227 / 9780871139221 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
In July 1998 the descendants of the Romanov family assembled in the lobby of the Astoria Hotel in St. Petersburg to attend a solemn internment ceremony for Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra, and their children, who were murdered eighty years earlier by the Bolsheviks. During the service, Prince Michael of Greece, whose grandmother was a Romanov, noticed a dazzling older woman in the crowd. Curious to know her connection, he traveled to Moscow to meet her. Her name was Natalya Androssov Iskander Romanov and over tea she revealed the long-buried story of her grandfather, Grand Duke Nicholas. 
Price: 21.33 USD
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8 REED, JOHN. Ten Days That Shook The World.
Penguin Books, New York: 1981 0140024336 / 9780140024333 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Conveys, with the immediacy of cinema, the impression of a whole nation in ferment and disintegration. A contemporary journalist writing in the first flush of revolutionary enthusiasm, Reed gives us a gripping record of the events in St. Petersburg in November 1917, when Lenin and the Bolsheviks finally seized power. 
Price: 2.14 USD
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9 REED, JOHN. Ten Days That Shook The World.
Penguin Books, New York: 1981 0140024336 / 9780140024333 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Conveys, with the immediacy of cinema, the impression of a whole nation in ferment and disintegration. A contemporary journalist writing in the first flush of revolutionary enthusiasm, Reed gives us a gripping record of the events in St. Petersburg in November 1917, when Lenin and the Bolsheviks finally seized power. 
Price: 3.33 USD
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10 REED, JOHN. Ten Days That Shook The World.
Penguin Books, New York: 1981 0140024336 / 9780140024333 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Conveys, with the immediacy of cinema, the impression of a whole nation in ferment and disintegration. A contemporary journalist writing in the first flush of revolutionary enthusiasm, Reed gives us a gripping record of the events in St. Petersburg in November 1917, when Lenin and the Bolsheviks finally seized power. 
Price: 3.33 USD
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11 REED, JOHN. Ten Days That Shook The World.
Modern Library, New York: 1935. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Conveys, with the immediacy of cinema, the impression of a whole nation in ferment and disintegration. A contemporary journalist writing in the first flush of revolutionary enthusiasm, Reed gives us a gripping record of the events in St. Petersburg in November 1917, when Lenin and the Bolsheviks finally seized power. 
Price: 11.40 USD
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12 REED, JOHN; HICKS, GRANVILLE (INTRODUCTION). Ten Days That Shook The World.
New American Library, New York: 1987. 0451621190 / 9780451621191 Fifth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Conveys, with the immediacy of cinema, the impression of a whole nation in ferment and disintegration. A contemporary journalist writing in the first flush of revolutionary enthusiasm, Reed gives us a gripping record of the events in St. Petersburg in November 1917, when Lenin and the Bolsheviks finally seized power. 
Price: 2.85 USD
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13 SHUKMAN, HAROLD. Lenin And The Russian Revolution.
Capricorn Books, New York: 1968. 0399501304 / 9780399501302 Third Impression. s Softcover. Reading copy. Copy is underlined in ink in many places. 
This concise history of Marxism, Socialism, and the revolutionary movement in Russia from the late nineteenth century to 1917 centers on Lenin and culminates in the Bolshevik Revolution. Reveals precisely how Lenin's single-minded and purposeful dedication to political organization and intrigue won him ultimate power. Contains an Index. 
Price: 11.40 USD
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14 VON GELDERN, JAMES & MCREYNOLDS, LOUISE (EDITORS). Entertaining Tsarist Russia: Tales, Songs Plays, Movies, Jokes, Ads, And Images From Russian Urban Life 1779-1917.
Indiana University Press, Bloomington & Indianapolis: 1997. 0253211956 / 9780253211958 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This unique anthology introduces readers to Tsarist Russia's emerging popular and commercial urban culture and the individuals and groups that produced and consumed it. Some sixty-five selections illustrate in colorful detail how the experiences and composition of Russian society and culture evolved in response to economic, technological, and political changes from the late eighteenth century through the 1917 revolution. Fortune-telling and etiquette manuals, thieves' tales, children's literature, popular songs, war stories, women's novels, satires of life in America, and vaudeville skits are just a few of the genres represented. 
Price: 55.96 USD
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15 WESSON, ROBERT C. The Soviet State: An Aging Revolution.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc, New York: 1972. 0471933759 / 9780471933755 First Printing. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
The Soviet State has become of age. Political realities, accidents of personality, and time have modified the original Marxian vision. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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16 WHITE, WILLIAM C. Lenin.
Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, New York: 1936. h Hardcover with no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is the first volume in a series of biographies of the Russian Revolution. This book opens with the arrival of Lenin in Russia, after ten years of exile in Western Europe. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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