Call Number: B LEN
Publication Date: 2000-10-18
A biography of Vladimir Lenin, founder of the communist party and the Soviet state, discussing his early life, education, and family; looking at events that fed his urge to rebel; and examining his roles as revolutionary, political leader, thinker, and private person.
Call Number: B NIC
Publication Date: 1993-04-22
Biography of Tsar Nicholas II concentrating on his character and how it affected his ability to rule Russia.
The Life and Times of Grigorii Rasputin
Call Number: B RAS
Publication Date: 1982-04-23
The Rasputin File
Call Number: B RAS
Publication Date: 2000-03-14
Examines the life of Rasputin, a controversial Russian monk and mystic who rose to power in the court of Nicholas and Alexandra, in the light of a long-lost file, rediscovered in 1995, that contains the interrogations of Rasputin's inner circle of admirers, and those who kept him under police surveillance.
Call Number: B STA
Publication Date: 1997-08-18
Provides a detailed portrait of the former head of the Soviet Union focusing on his rise to power and use of terror to maintain his position.
Call Number: 365 APP
Publication Date: 2003-04-29
Chronicles the history of the Soviet concentration camp system--the Gulag--examining its creation, its purposes, the process of prisoner arrest and trial, daily life in the camps, and the reasons the Gulag is not a prominent topic in history.
Call Number: 920 KUR
Publication Date: 1995-10-01
A biography of the last Tsar of Russia and his family with a reconstruction of what happened during their imprisonment and murder by the Communists in 1918.
Call Number: 921.0 ULA
Publication Date: 1998-04-01
The rise of the Bolsheviks is an epic Russian story that now has a definitive end. The major historian of the subject, Adam Ulam, has enlarged his classic work with a new Preface that puts the revolutionary moment, and especially Lenin, in perspective for our modern age.
Call Number: 947 FRE
Publication Date: 1998-04-09
A distinguished team of historians has stripped away the propaganda of the past to tell the definitive story of Russia, from tenth-century Kiev and Muscovy through empire and revolution to the fall of Communism and the "new order" of the early 21st century. What emerges is a nation of extremes-of imperial opulence and abject poverty, tyrannical power and subversive resistance, artistic achievement and economic crisis, glittering cities and frozen steppes.
A Concise History of the Russian Revolution
Call Number: 947 PIP
Publication Date: 1995-10-10
Examines the 1917 Russian Revolution, including Lenin's rise to power, the killing of the Romanovs, and the famine of 1921.
Stalin and Stalinism
Call Number: 947.084 MCC
Publication Date: 2003-05-01
Presents a re-examination of Stalinism in light of the collapse of the Soviet Union, exploring the Russian Revolution and the Soviet State in the years between 1917 and 1929, and looking at three specific periods in the history of Stalinism. Includes a selection of documents.