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Diary of Grand Duchess Olga Nicholaievna - 1913
by Raegan Baker (editor), Marina Petrov (translator)

172 pages

Published: 2008

Genre: Documentary

Publisher: Gilbert's Royal Books

Languages: English

ISBN Hardcover: No hardcover edition available

ISBN Softcover: 9780973783964

Print Status: in print

Diary of Grand Duchess Olga Nicholaievna - 1913


The complete text of Olga Nicholaievna's 1913 diary in English, illustrated with 12 photographs.

unique features:

The only uncut edition of any of the grand duchesses' diaries.

similar to:

Last Diary of Tsarista Alexandra Lifelong Passion

in my opinion:

Because it comprises an entire, uncut year, this is probably one of the best resources for gaining a sense of context and continuity regarding the life of the tsar's immediate family prior to the tumult of WWI and the revolution. As an academic reference this volume has some shortcomings (i.e.: lack of index,  limited annotations and biographical index), but for a glimpse into the daily domestic routine of the imperial family, it's a treasure. 

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