The Russian Century: A Photographic History of Russia's 100 Years

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Random House, 1994 - History - 320 pages
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This international publishing event unveils over 300 remarkable, never-before-published photographs of a Russia long hidden from Western eyes. Paired with an engaging narrative history and extensive captions, this book offers images such as intimate family photos of the Romanovs before--and after--the revolution. Printed in duotones. Illustrations.

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THE RUSSIAN CENTURY: Birth of a Nation: 1894-1994

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A spectacular, startling, and sometimes downright grisly chronicle, in words and pictures, of a bloody and tumultuous period. Alongside a stunning battery of photographs scoured from archives and ... Read full review

The Russian century: a photographic history of Russia's 100 years

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From the image of a nun drawing water near the Pontetayevsky Convent in 1904 to a shot of Russians joyfully swilling vodka in the post-Communist era, this photohistory offers an excellent overview of ... Read full review

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The author was a foreign correspondent and latterly European Editor of the Sunday Times (London). His biographies and histories include the prize-winning The Russian Century, William Tyndale: If God Spare My Life, and The Faith. He writes for several British and American newspapers. He lives in London (England).

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