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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

Label
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
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 took place during this violent time of transition
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Douglas
Dewey number
305.5/20947
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
HT653.S65
LC item number
S65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sheremetev family
  • Golit︠s︡yn family
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Soviet Union
Label
Former people : the final days of the Russian aristocracy, Douglas Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before the deluge. Russia, 1900 ; The Sheremetevs ; The Golitsyns ; The last dance -- 1917. The fall of the Romanovs ; A country of mutinous slaves ; The bolshevik coup -- Civil war. Expropriating the expropriators ; The corner house ; Spa town hall ; Bogoroditsk ; Doctor Golitsyn ; Exodus -- NEP. School of life ; Noble remains ; The foxtrot affair ; Virtue in rags -- 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
sky246240209
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
464 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374157616
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2012003819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
Label
Former people : the final days of the Russian aristocracy, Douglas Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before the deluge. Russia, 1900 ; The Sheremetevs ; The Golitsyns ; The last dance -- 1917. The fall of the Romanovs ; A country of mutinous slaves ; The bolshevik coup -- Civil war. Expropriating the expropriators ; The corner house ; Spa town hall ; Bogoroditsk ; Doctor Golitsyn ; Exodus -- NEP. School of life ; Noble remains ; The foxtrot affair ; Virtue in rags -- 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
sky246240209
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
464 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374157616
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2012003819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables

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