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The Degaev Affair: Terror and Treason in Tsarist Russia

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The well-known historian Pipes uses previously unexplored Russian archives to draw a brilliant psychological, political, and sociological portrait of Degaev--a committed terrorist in Russia and an admired professor in America. 18 illustrations.

Portrait

Richard Pipes is Baird Professor of History, Emeritus, Harvard University. He is the author or editor of twenty-six books, including The Unknown Lenin: From the Secret Archive and Vixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger, both published by Yale University Press.

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"a superb true detective-story of terrorism and mystery by one of the great historians of Russia" Simon Sebag Montefiore, The Sunday Telegraph; "absorbing, brilliantly researched" Raymond Carr, The Spectator; "Richard Pipes is the first historian of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Russia... The Dagaev Affair takes the reader through dark and terrifying alleyways of the historical underworld." Nikolai Tolstoy, Literary Review; "An amazing story, part Dostoevsky, part Conrad... Remarkable." Michael J. Ybarra, Wall Street Journal; "One of the most distinguished historians of Russia... gives us a real-life thriller that is also a cautionary tale rich with insight into depths of the human psyche." David Pryce-Jones, Commentary"
EAN: 9780300107722
ISBN: 0300107722
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: YALE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2005
Seitenanzahl: 168 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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