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By Slavoj Zizek
One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Zizek shows why Lenin's thought is still important today
A new biography of the last tsar, Nicholas II, who was overthrown in 1917 and killed, along with his family, on 17 July 1918. An accessible, very readable narrative history of the tragic story of the end of the Romanov dynasty.
The authentic eye-witness account of a young English governess in St Petersburg Petrograd during the Russian revolution of 1917 - with over 30 photographs. Miss Daisy's secret day-to-day diary reveals the trials and dilemmas of her life and that of her two sisters, May and Ida, also employed as English...
At the turn of the century, the Russian economy was growing by about 10% annually and its population had reached 150 million. By 1920 the country was in desperate financial straits and more than 20 million Russians had died. And by 1950, a third of the globe had embraced communism....
BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week'Wonderfully idiosyncratic, coolly heartfelt and memorable' William Boyd'One of the great writers of early 20th Century Russia' Simon Sebag Montefiore'A remarkable memoir . . . both potent and endearing' Erica Wagner, New StatesmanThe writer and satirist Teffi was a literary sensation in Russia until...
This book accompanies a major exhibition that re-examines the Russian Revolution in light of recent research, focusing on the experiences of ordinary Russians living through extraordinary times.