Empire of the Czar: A Journey Through Eternal Russia

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Anchor Books, Mar 1, 1990 - History - 631 pages
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More than 150 years after its publication, the Marquis de Custine's colorful account of his journey through Russia is more relevant today than ever before. "Throughout the years, Custine's Empire has remained one of the most famous Western accounts of czarist days".--San Francisco Chronicle. 16 pages of black-and-white photographs.

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Fascinating view of Czarist Russia by a witty and insightful French visitor. The Marquise de Custine (author) was the prototype for the guide and narrator of Sokurov's film, Russian Ark. Read full review


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Continuation of the Life of Madame de Custine V Her Arrest

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