Nicholas I: Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias / Edition 1

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"Combines a concern for historical truth with a genuine narrative skill.... A learned, informative, and engrossing biography."—Russian Review

"The most balanced, reliable, and up-to-date treatment of its subject not only in English but in any language.... A thoroughly intelligent and learned investigation and presentation."—American Historical Review

"Richly documented, balanced, clear, and well-argued.... A first-rate achievement."—Slavic Review

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**** The Indiana U. Press edition (1978) is cited in BCL3. A scholarly biography that provides a view of Russian autocracy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875805481
  • Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1989
  • Series: Midland Books Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 424
  • Sales rank: 1,120,099
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

W. Bruce Lincoln authored twelve books about Russia and its past, most notably The Romanovs: Autocrats of All the Russias; Red Victory: A History of the Russian Civil War; Between Heaven and Hell: The Story of a Thousand Years of Artistic Life in Russia; and Sunlight at Midnight: St. Petersburg and the Rise of Modern Russia.

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Table of Contents


Table of Contents

Preface
Part One: Prologue
1. 1825: The Emperor Is Dead! Long Live the Emperor!
2. The Education of a Drill-Master
Part Two: Genesis
3. The Genesis of the Nicholas System
4. The Heritage of the Holy Alliance
Part Three: Absolutism Triumphant
The Apogee of Autocracy
Europe's Gendarme Emerges
Part Four: The Attack Begins
7. Nicholas and Russia's Intellectuals
8. The Year 1848
Part Five: Dénouement
9. The Last Years of the Nicholas System
10. The Last Act: The Crimean War
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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