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The Resource Four sisters : the lost lives of the Romanov grand duchesses, Helen Rappaport, (electronic resource)

Four sisters : the lost lives of the Romanov grand duchesses, Helen Rappaport, (electronic resource)

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Four sisters : the lost lives of the Romanov grand duchesses
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Four sisters
Title remainder
the lost lives of the Romanov grand duchesses
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Helen Rappaport
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Language
eng
Summary
On 17 July 1918, four young women walked down twenty-three steps into the cellar of a house in Ekaterinburg. The eldest was twenty-two, the youngest only seventeen. Together with their parents and their thirteen-year-old brother, they were all brutally murdered. Their crime: to be the daughters of the last Tsar and Tsaritsa of All the Russias. Much has been written about Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra and their tragic fate, as it has about the Russian Revolutions of 1917, but little attention has been paid to the Romanov princesses, who - perhaps inevitably - have been seen as minor players in the drama. In Four Sisters, however, acclaimed biographer Helen Rappaport, puts them centre stage and offers readers the most authoritative account yet of the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia. Drawing on their own letters and diaries and other hitherto unexamined primary sources, she paints a vivid picture of their lives in the dying days of the Romanov dynasty. We see, almost for the first time, their journey from a childhood of enormous privilege, throughout which they led a very sheltered and largely simple life, to young womanhood - their first romantic crushes, their hopes and dreams, the difficulty of coping with a mother who was a chronic invalid and a haeomophiliac brother, and, latterly, the trauma of the revolution and its terrible consequences
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Four sisters : the lost lives of the Romanov grand duchesses, Helen Rappaport, (electronic resource)
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=MAC_039349&b2iSite=1545&preview=no
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  • Non fiction
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9781743530801
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(Sirsi) i9781743530801
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Four sisters : the lost lives of the Romanov grand duchesses, Helen Rappaport, (electronic resource)
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=MAC_039349&b2iSite=1545&preview=no
Publication
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  • Downloadable eBook
  • Non fiction
Dimensions
unknown
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City of Gold Coast Libraries
Isbn
9781743530801
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781743530801
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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