The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
I am not sure how much I trust Fleming as a historian; she often seems to soften her assessment of the Romanovs' actions and beliefs, and her descriptions of Lenin seem deliberately snide. Not that she is, strictly, inaccurate in either case, but her writing does seem to have a slant. Still, for me ...
I admit that if it weren't for 1997 animated film, "Anastasia" (which is NOT Disney), the Romanov family wouldn't even be on my radar. But thanks to a handful of specials that aired on the History channel around the time of the movie's release, the Russian revolution and the fall of the Romanovs is ...
I picked this up because my knowledge of Russian history is far too limited. As I read, I had to wonder why this was not covered more thoroughly at some point in my schooling, especially since history was my minor. Why is it that our kids know next to nothing about any history other than American an...