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Shadow of the Winter Palace:  Russia's Drift to Revolution 1825-1917, Crankshaw, Edward
Author Name:    Crankshaw, Edward

Title:   Shadow of the Winter Palace: Russia's Drift to Revolution 1825-1917

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Good in Good dust jacket

Edition:   Apparent First Edition

Publisher:   New York Viking Press 1976

ISBN Number:   0670637823 / 9780670637829

Illustrator:   Illustrated by Fili, Louise [cover]

Seller ID:   004257

429 pp., list of illustrations (31 illustrations), two maps source notes, bibliography, chronological table, index. Article entitled "New Light Shed on Tsar's Assassination," dated Oct 24, 1976 is tipped in at the rear free endpaper. Text has some underlining and highlighting and a few notes on front free endpaper and the first page of the illustrations which identify those pictured, but text is not obscured. DJ has edgewear and some light scuffing, two shallow tears along bottom mended with tape and a 2" tear at the top of spine.

"The Shadow of the Winter Palace is a panoramic, illuminating account of a dynasty in decline-but it is much more than that. Edward Crankshaw's brilliant history of Russia under the last four Tsars shows how that colorful and mysterious country had within it the seeds not only of revolution but also of many aspects of modern Russia which we are apt to think of as peculiar to the Soviet state."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Romanov House Soviet Union History Bolshevik Revolution

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