The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russia Revolution (Hardcover)

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The story has been told many times, but Service's deep understanding of the period and his forensic examination of previously untapped sources, including the Tsar's diaries and recorded conversations, as well as the testimonies of the official inquiry, shed remarkable new light on his troubled reign, also revealing the kind of Russia that Nicholas wanted to emerge from the Great War The Last of the Tsars is a masterful study of a man who was almost entirely out of his depth, perhaps even willfully so. It is also a compelling account of the social, economic and political ferment in Russia that followed the February Revolution, the Bolshevik seizure of power in October 1917 and the beginnings of Lenin's Soviet socialist republic.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781681775012
ISBN-10: 1681775018
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication Date: September 5th, 2017
Pages: 416
Language: English