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The Resource Former people : the final days of the Russian aristocracy, Douglas Smith

Former people : the final days of the Russian aristocracy, Douglas Smith

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Former people : the final days of the Russian aristocracy
Title
Former people
Title remainder
the final days of the Russian aristocracy
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the fate of two Russian aristocratic families in a detailed account of the Bolshevik Revolution's effect on the upper class, discussing the relentless lootings, harrowing escapes, humbling exile and imprisonment, and summary executions that tookplace during this violent time of transition
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10146730
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Douglas
Dewey number
305.5/20947
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
HT653.S65
LC item number
S65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Sheremetev family
  • Golit͡syn family
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the final days of the Russian aristocracy
Label
Former people : the final days of the Russian aristocracy, Douglas Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [416]-435) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Before the deluge. Russia, 1900 ; The Sheremetevs ; The Golitsyns ; The last dance -- pt. 2. 1917. The fall of the Romanovs ; A country of mutinous slaves ; The Bolshevik coup -- pt. 3. Civil war. Expropriating the expropriators ; The corner house ; Spa town hell ; Bogoroditsk ; Dr. Golitsyn ; Exodus -- pt. 4. NEP. School of life ; Noble remains ; The fox-trot affair ; Virtue in rags -- pt. 5. Stalin's Russia. The great break ; The death of Parnassus ; Outcasts ; The mouse, the kerosene, and the match ; Anna's fortune ; Happy times ; Poisonous snakes and the avenging sword : operation "former people" ; The great terror ; War : the end
Control code
2012003819
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 464 p. ;
Isbn
9780374157616
Lccn
2012003819
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tables, maps
Label
Former people : the final days of the Russian aristocracy, Douglas Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [416]-435) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Before the deluge. Russia, 1900 ; The Sheremetevs ; The Golitsyns ; The last dance -- pt. 2. 1917. The fall of the Romanovs ; A country of mutinous slaves ; The Bolshevik coup -- pt. 3. Civil war. Expropriating the expropriators ; The corner house ; Spa town hell ; Bogoroditsk ; Dr. Golitsyn ; Exodus -- pt. 4. NEP. School of life ; Noble remains ; The fox-trot affair ; Virtue in rags -- pt. 5. Stalin's Russia. The great break ; The death of Parnassus ; Outcasts ; The mouse, the kerosene, and the match ; Anna's fortune ; Happy times ; Poisonous snakes and the avenging sword : operation "former people" ; The great terror ; War : the end
Control code
2012003819
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 464 p. ;
Isbn
9780374157616
Lccn
2012003819
Other physical details
ill., geneal. tables, maps

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