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Court of The Last Tsar: Pomp, Power and Pagentry In the Reign of Nicholas II
by Greg King

559pages

Published: 2006

Genre: Non-fiction

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Languages: English

ISBN Hardcover: 0471727636

ISBN Softcover: No softcover edition available

Print Status: in print

Court of The Last Tsar: Pomp, Power and Pagentry In the Reign of Nicholas II

description:

Describes the ceremonies, residences, religion, fashion, possessions (jewelry, automobiles, etc.), balls, and hierarchy of the last Imperial court. Read an  excerpt of chapter one here: http://media.wiley.com/product_data/excerpt/36/04717276/0471727636.pdf

unique features:

A wealth of minute detail concerning life at the imperial court.

similar to:

Scenarios of Power: Myth and Ceremony in the Russian Monarchy TWO VOLUMES

in my opinion:

An engrossing popular read for those interested in detail.

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