The Degaev Affair: Terror and Treason in Tsarist Russia

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Mai 2005



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.


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.


"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.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2005
Seitenanzahl: 168 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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