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24%OFFHelen Rappaport - Caught in the Revolution - 9780099592426 - V9780099592426
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Caught in the Revolution

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Description for Caught in the Revolution Paperback. Between the first revolution in February 1917, and Lenin's Bolshevik coup in October, Petrograd was in turmoil. Foreign visitors who filled hotels, bars and embassies were acutely aware of the chaos breaking out on their doorsteps. Among them were journalists, diplomats, businessmen, governesses and volunteer nurses. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJF; HBJD; HBLW; HBTV4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 35. Weight in Grams: 344.
SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE TELEGRAPH AND EVENING STANDARD '[The] centenary will prompt a raft of books on the Russian Revolution. They will be hard pushed to better this highly original, exhaustively researched and superbly constructed account.' Saul David, Daily Telegraph 'A gripping, vivid, deeply researched chronicle of the Russian Revolution told through the eyes of a surprising, flamboyant cast of foreigners in Petrograd, superbly narrated by Helen Rappaport.' Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of The Romanovs Between the first revolution in February 1917 and Lenin's Bolshevik ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Windmill Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
464
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099592426
SKU
V9780099592426
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About Helen Rappaport
Helen Rappaport is an historian and Russianist with specialisms in the Victorians and revolutionary Russia. Her books include No Place for Ladies: The Untold Story of Women in the Crimean War, Ekaterinburg: The Last Days of the Romanovs, Beautiful For Ever: Madame Rachel of Bond Street - Cosmetician, Con-Artist and Blackmailer, Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert and ... Read more

Reviews for Caught in the Revolution
A gripping, vivid, deeply researched chronicle of the Russian Revolution told through the eyes of a surprising, flamboyant cast of foreigners in Petrograd, superbly narrated by Helen Rappaport.
Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of The Romanovs Next year's centenary will prompt a raft of books on the Russian Revolution. They will be hard pushed to better this highly ... Read more

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