The Home of the Last Tsar - Romanov and Russian History

Alexander Palace Time Machine - Book Finder

Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar
by Edvard Radzinsky

462pages

Published: 2005

Genre: Biography

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Languages: English (translated from the Russian)

ISBN Hardcover: 074327332x

ISBN Softcover: 0743284267

Print Status: in print

Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar

description:

A biography of Alexander II, “Russia’s Lincoln” by a popular Russian dramatist and historian. Illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photos. 

unique features:

A uniquely Russian perspective; the only English-language biography (to my knowledge) to focus exclusively on Alexander II. 

similar to:

Last Tsar: The Life and Death of Nicholas II

in my opinion:

Radzinsky’s dramatic flair grates on some readers, but his access to Russian sources generally makes up for any irritation. 

where to find this book:

www.amazon.com

please let us know if you have discovered other sources for this book

this book profile was written by Sarah Miller

Book Finder

< prevnext >

Creation - Christ Deesis Mosaic in Hagia Sophia

Learn how the Deesis mosaic of Christ was created, this page is loaded with details you never knew about each stage of its construction.

Virgin and Child in the Apse of Hagia Sophia

Here's a page dedicated to this famous mosaic in the apse sem-dome of the great cathedral church of old Byzantium.  It dates from the original redecoration of the church after iconoclasm ended.

Charles Cameron - Imperial Architect
Memories of Aleksei Volkov
Alexander Palace Discussion Forums