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The Resource Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia, Michael Farquhar

Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia, Michael Farquhar

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Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia
Title
Secret lives of the tsars
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three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia
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Michael Farquhar
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the passions, intrigues, and scandals of the Romanov dynasty includes accounts of such topics as Peter the Great's torture of his own son and Catherine the Great's many young lovers
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10319685
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Farquhar, Michael
Dewey number
947/.046
Index
index present
LC call number
DK37.8.R6
LC item number
F37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Romanov, House of
  • Russia
  • Russia
Target audience
adult
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three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia
Label
Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia, Michael Farquhar
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [347]-349)
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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rdacontent
Contents
Introductory chapter: The Time of Troubles and the rise of the Romanovs -- Ivan V and Peter I (1682-1696): one autocrat too many -- Peter I (1696-1725): the eccentricities of an emperor -- Catherine I (1725-1727): the peasant empress -- Anna (1730-1740): "a bored estate mistress" -- Elizabeth (1741-1762): the empress of pretense -- Peter III (1762): "nature made him a mere poltroon" -- Catherine II (1762-1796): "prey to this mad passion!" -- Paul (1796-1801): "he detests his nation" -- Alexander I (1801-1825): Napoleon's conqueror -- Nicholas I (1825-1855): "a condescending Jupiter" -- Alexander II (1855-1881): "a crowned semi-ruin" -- Alexander III (1881-1894): "a colossus of unwavering autocracy" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): "an absolute child" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): "gliding down a precipice" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): a bloody end -- Concluding chapter: Aftermath
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780812979053
Lccn
2013036022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 861206828
  • (OCoLC)861206828
Label
Secret lives of the tsars : three centuries of autocracy, debauchery, betrayal, murder, and madness from Romanov Russia, Michael Farquhar
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [347]-349)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductory chapter: The Time of Troubles and the rise of the Romanovs -- Ivan V and Peter I (1682-1696): one autocrat too many -- Peter I (1696-1725): the eccentricities of an emperor -- Catherine I (1725-1727): the peasant empress -- Anna (1730-1740): "a bored estate mistress" -- Elizabeth (1741-1762): the empress of pretense -- Peter III (1762): "nature made him a mere poltroon" -- Catherine II (1762-1796): "prey to this mad passion!" -- Paul (1796-1801): "he detests his nation" -- Alexander I (1801-1825): Napoleon's conqueror -- Nicholas I (1825-1855): "a condescending Jupiter" -- Alexander II (1855-1881): "a crowned semi-ruin" -- Alexander III (1881-1894): "a colossus of unwavering autocracy" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): "an absolute child" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): "gliding down a precipice" -- Nicholas II (1894-1917): a bloody end -- Concluding chapter: Aftermath
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780812979053
Lccn
2013036022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 861206828
  • (OCoLC)861206828

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