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Product Description: AN ORIGINAL READING OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, EXAMINING IT NOT AS A SINGLE EVENT BUT AS A HUNDRED-YEAR CYCLE OF VIOLENCE IN PURSUIT OF UTOPIAN DREAMSIn this elegant and incisive account, Orlando Figes offers an illuminating new perspective on the Russian Revolution...read more

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9780805091311 | Metropolitan Books, April 8, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: From the author of A People's Tragedy, an original reading of the Russian Revolution, examining it not as a single event but as a hundred-year cycle of violence in pursuit of utopian dreamsIn this elegant and incisive account, Orlando Figes offers an illuminating new perspective on the Russian Revolution.

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9781250062628 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, April 7, 2015), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: AN ORIGINAL READING OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, EXAMINING IT NOT AS A SINGLE EVENT BUT AS A HUNDRED-YEAR CYCLE OF VIOLENCE IN PURSUIT OF UTOPIAN DREAMSIn this elegant and incisive account, Orlando Figes offers an illuminating new perspective on the Russian Revolution.

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Product Description: "A book to astonish readers: never before has Stalin's Gulag been the setting for a love affair. This powerful narrative by a distinguished historian will take its place not just in history but in literature.""--"Robert K. Massie, author of "Catherine the Great"""""Author of "Natasha's Dance" and "The Crimean War"""""In 1946, after five years as a prisoner--first as a Soviet Union POW in Nazi concentration camps, then as a deportee (falsely accused of treason) in Russia's Arctic Gulag--twenty-nine-year-old Lev Mishchenko unexpectedly received a letter from Sveta, the sweetheart he had hardly dared hope was still alive...read more

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9780805095227 | Metropolitan Books, May 22, 2012, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A heroic love story and an unprecedented inside view of one of Stalin's most notorious labor camps, based on a remarkable cache of letters smuggled in and out of the Gulag"I went to get the letters for our friends, and couldn't help but feel a little envious, I didn't expect anything for myself.

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9781250032164 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, July 2, 2013), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: "A book to astonish readers: never before has Stalin's Gulag been the setting for a love affair.

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Product Description: From "the great storyteller of modern Russian historians" (Financial Times) comes the definitive account of the forgotten war that shaped the modern age.The Charge of the Light Brigade, Florence Nightingale―these are the enduring icons of the Crimean War...read more

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9781250002525 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, February 28, 2012), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: From "the great storyteller of modern Russian historians" (Financial Times) comes the definitive account of the forgotten war that shaped the modern age.

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Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book of 2007"A tremendous achievement."--The Sunday Times (London)The Whisperers is a triumphant act of recovery. In this powerful work of history, Orlando Figes chronicles the private history of family life during the violent and repressive reign of Josef Stalin...read more

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9780805074611 | 1 edition (Metropolitan Books, November 13, 2007), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Provides a portrait of everyday Russian life during the repression of the Stalin years, analyzing the regime's effect on people's personal lives as they struggled to survive in the midst of the fear, mistrust, betrayal, and compromise of the world in which they lived.

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9780312428037 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, November 25, 2008), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book of 2007"A tremendous achievement.

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Considered by many to the greatest novel ever written, Tolstoy's masterpiece is a story of family life set against the backdrop of war.
By Orlando Figes (other contributor)

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9780713998337 | Gardners Books, September 28, 2005, cover price $40.40 | About this edition: Considered by many to the greatest novel ever written, Tolstoy's masterpiece is a story of family life set against the backdrop of war.

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Product Description: Looking at the alternatives to Stalin's reform program that had such tragic outcomes, this snappy, readable book will be an insightful text for economic and political historians with an interest in Russia.

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9780415312646 | Routledge, May 1, 2004, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The pre-revolutionary Russian economy was backward and stagnant.

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9780415406987, titled "The Revolutionary Russian Economy, 1890-1940: Ideas, Debates and Alternatives" | Routledge, August 1, 2006, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Looking at the alternatives to Stalin's reform program that had such tragic outcomes, this snappy, readable book will be an insightful text for economic and political historians with an interest in Russia.

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The author of A People's Tragedy turns his attention to the culture of Russia, using the lives of writers, artists, and musicians to show how Russia has struggled to define its own soul in the twentieth century. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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9780805057836 | 1 edition (Metropolitan Books, October 1, 2002), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Examines the culture of Russia, using the lives of writers, artists, and musicians to show how Russia has struggled to define its own soul in the twentieth century.

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9780312421953 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, October 1, 2003), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author of A People's Tragedy turns his attention to the culture of Russia, using the lives of writers, artists, and musicians to show how Russia has struggled to define its own soul in the twentieth century.
9789990083088 | St Martins Pr Special, October 1, 2003, cover price $0.02
9780071053921, titled "Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine" | 3rd edition (McGraw-Hill, June 1, 1992), cover price $27.00 | also contains Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine | About this edition: Shows health care professionals how to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical issues in clinical medicine, using the Four-Box Method ( medical indications, patient preferences, quality of life, and contextual features).

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Product Description: Why and how did the October 1917 revolution occur in Russia? Often overlooked as a crucial factor in the Bolsheviks' victory was the role of the peasantry. Here is an enthralling portrait of this poor but sizable population on the eve of the uprising; of the breakdown of state power in the countryside; and, most important, of the relationship between the serfs and the Bolsheviks during the civil war...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781842124215 | Phoenix, August 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Why and how did the October 1917 revolution occur in Russia?

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Product Description: This is the first book in any language to offer a comprehensive analysis of the political culture of the Russian Revolution. Orlando Figes and Boris Kolonitskii examine the diverse ways that language and other symbols—including flags and emblems, public rituals, songs, and codes of dress—were used to identify competing sides and to create new meanings in the political struggles of 1917...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780300081060 | Yale Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: This is the first book in any language to offer a comprehensive analysis of the political culture of the Russian Revolution.

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Native Russians speak out to discuss the history of their troubled homeland from its beginnings to the momentous upheaval of the Revolution in 1917, covering such topics as the Slavic people, serfdom, the nomadic Cossacks, and the Orthodox Church. (view table of contents)
By Orlando Figes (editor), Lindsey Hughes (editor), Robin Milner-Gulland (editor) and Joseph F. Ryan (editor)

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9781858333977 | Revised edition (Clb, October 1, 1998), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Native Russians speak out to discuss the history of their troubled homeland from its beginnings to the momentous upheaval of the Revolution in 1917, covering such topics as the Slavic people, serfdom, the nomadic Cossacks, and the Orthodox Church.

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A definitive, award-winning reassessment of the Russian Rvolution encompasses Russian history from the end of the nineteenth century to the death of Lenin and explores how Russian pre-revolutionary forces were violently erased and replaced. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780140243642 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, March 1, 1998), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Covers Russian history from the end of the nineteenth century to the death of Lenin, and explores how Russian pre-revolution social forces were violently erased and replaced

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A comprehensive, one-volume account of the Russian Revolution covers every moment, from the end of the nineteenth century to the death of Lenin, and explores how Russian pre-revolution social forces were violently erased and replaced. (view table of contents)

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9780670859160 | Viking Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Covers Russian history from the end of the nineteenth century to the death of Lenin, and explores how Russian pre-revolution social forces were violently erased and replaced

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Product Description: This is the first non-Soviet history of the Volga countryside during the Russian revolution and civil war of 1917-1921. The product of extensive study of numerous archival sources--many of them from central government archives, and previously considered highly secret--it reconstructs the revolutionary experience of the peasantry in the crucial Volga region, situated immediately behind the military fronts between the Reds and the Whites...read more

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9780198221692 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 28, 1991, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This is the first non-Soviet history of the Volga countryside during the Russian revolution and civil war of 1917-1921.

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Product Description: This is the first non-Soviet history of the Volga countryside during the Russian revolution and civil war of 1917-1921. The product of extensive study of numerous archival sources--many of them from central government archives, and previously considered highly secret--it reconstructs the revolutionary experience of the peasantry in the crucial Volga region, situated immediately behind the military fronts between the Reds and the Whites...read more

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9780198228981 | Clarendon Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This is the first non-Soviet history of the Volga countryside during the Russian revolution and civil war of 1917-1921.

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