St Petersburg: Three Centuries of Murderous Desire




St Petersburg

Pub Date : 2017-06-29 | Author : Jonathan Miles | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781473535886
ISBN 13 : 1473535883

'This extraordinary book brings to life an astonishing place. Beautiful prose renders brutality vivid' The Times - BOOK OF THE WEEK From Peter the Great to Putin, this is the unfor..


St Petersburg

Pub Date : 2017-06-29 | Author : Jonathan Miles | Publisher : Hutchinson

ISBN 10 : 0091959462
ISBN 13 : 9780091959463

'This extraordinary book brings to life an astonishing place. Beautiful prose renders brutality vivid' The Times - BOOK OF THE WEEK From Peter the Great to Putin, this is the unfor..


St Petersburg

Pub Date : 2017-06-29 | Author : Jonathan Miles | Publisher : Hutchinson

ISBN 10 : 0091959470
ISBN 13 : 9780091959470

An unforgettable epic history of St Petersburg, one of the most magical, menacing and influential cities in the world. St Petersburg recreates the drama of over 300 years of this a..


St Petersburg

Pub Date : 2010-06-15 | Author : Solomon Volkov | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 1451603150
ISBN 13 : 9781451603156

The definitive cultural biography of the “Venice of the North” and its transcendent artistic and spiritual legacy, written by Russian emerge and acclaimed cultural historian, S..


Heligoland

Pub Date : 2016-12-01 | Author : Jan Rüger | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780191652707
ISBN 13 : 0191652709

On 18 April 1947, British forces set off the largest non-nuclear explosion in history. The target was a small island in the North Sea, thirty miles off the German coast, which for ..


One Hot Summer

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Rosemary Ashton | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300227260
ISBN 13 : 0300227264

A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Great Stink" together While 1858 in..


Moscow 1956

Pub Date : 2017-04-17 | Author : Kathleen E. Smith | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674977464
ISBN 13 : 0674977467

In 1956 Khrushchev stunned Communists by reciting a litany of Stalin’s abuses. His bid to rejuvenate the Party opened the door to upheaval, as Soviet citizens asked where the sys..


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