The Romanovs

The Romanovs

Ruling Russia, 1613-1917

Book - 2008
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A vivid and original portrait of the entire Romanov family, who shaped Russian history and politics for three centuries and whose legacy still sparks the public's imagination.

McMillan Palgrave

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300 years of Russian history is explored in this account of the Romanov family, which traces this rule from to Tsar Michael in the 17th century to the execution of Tsar Nicholas II in the days following the end of World War I. Hughes, a noted authority on Russian history through the 17th and 18th centuries, decided to explore the history of these nobles after extensive research on Peter the Great uncovered some fascinating stories on the subject. Anyone interested in the Tsars and their contributions to Russian history will find this book enlightening. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon Continuum, c2008
ISBN: 9781847252135
Characteristics: 308 p. : ill. geneal. tables ; 24 cm


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MarioEnriqueRiosPinot Sep 20, 2015

Just finished reading this historical biographies of the Tsars which she explains that is what she is focusing on. She mentions "potted biographies" by other writers, I'm going to look it up.


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