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Nicholas and Alexandra: The Last Tsar and Tsarina

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In this publication curators of the State Museum the Hermitage in St Petersburg review the life of Nicholas and Alexandra, including their marriage, their coronation, their court and the misfortunes of Tsarevich Alexei. A picture is also given of political conditions in Russia during the reign of the last Romanovs. The story is illustrated with the magnificent coronation c ...more
Hardcover, 127 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Ben Uri Gallery & Museum (first published May 28th 2005)
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Apr 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I liked the book very much, I've just finished reading it for the forth time. I think the best part of it is that it shows the other side of a revolution, the side that people rarely see or get moved by and that's the side of the monarchs or leaders who get overthrown. People usually see them as caricatures although they are actually human beings and they get deeply humiliated and depressed. However, nobody sees their devastation and people usually get brainwashed by what everybody else is sayin ...more
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I read this a long time ago, but it made a lasting impression. The intertwining of the royal families of Europe and the impact of the fall of royal Russia and the aristocracy on Russian history which in turn affected all history from the early 19th century until today was fascinating and compelling.
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something fascinating about this family even though we all know what happened.
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What a tragedy! Well written.
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