The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought by Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

By Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

Similar to Peter the nice casts a protracted shadow in glossy Russian idea and tradition. As vital to trendy Russia because the French Revolution is to France and the Reformation is to Germany, just like this militaristic ruler, founding father of St Petersburg, and czar of all Russia from 1689-1725 has been primary to Russian background, literature, and artwork because the early 1700s. Riasanovsky, one of many premier historians of Russia, lines the improvement of this photograph from 1700 to the current. Drawing examples from Russian historic money owed, literature, folklore, and the humanities, he exhibits how using identical to Peter has mirrored the altering cultural and political values of the Russian humans.

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By Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

Similar to Peter the nice casts a protracted shadow in glossy Russian idea and tradition. As vital to trendy Russia because the French Revolution is to France and the Reformation is to Germany, just like this militaristic ruler, founding father of St Petersburg, and czar of all Russia from 1689-1725 has been primary to Russian background, literature, and artwork because the early 1700s. Riasanovsky, one of many premier historians of Russia, lines the improvement of this photograph from 1700 to the current. Drawing examples from Russian historic money owed, literature, folklore, and the humanities, he exhibits how using identical to Peter has mirrored the altering cultural and political values of the Russian humans.

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Baxter I.M., Ronald Volstad - Battle of Stalingrad. Russia's by Baxter I.M., Ronald Volstad

By Baxter I.M., Ronald Volstad

Фактически альбом с фотографиями. Из названия в принципе тематика понятна битва за Сталинград.
Обычно пишется, что текст сопровождается фотографиями, тут наоборот, скорее фотографии сопровождаются текстом. Хорошие фотографии и замечательные цветные вклейки (4 шт. художник: Ronald Volstad). Жаль, что на английском :)

Мои эсперименты с djvu, не привели к удовлетворяющим результатам. Исходя из этого не переводил в оный формат, экономия в 8-10 мегабайт критической мне не кажется (при фото), а вот на цветных изображениях, цвета искажаются изрядно (попробовал в различных качествах сохранять). Делать одельно страницы с цветом, с серым и чёрно белые смысла особого также не нашёл. Если у кого то руки примее или софт поудачней, буду только рад.
Тем кто сидит на модеме конечно не с руки такие размеры, но тут уж ничего не поделать. Если меня интересовала информация, то в недалёком прошлом на модеме выкачивал около two hundred мегабайт за ночь :)

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By Baxter I.M., Ronald Volstad

Фактически альбом с фотографиями. Из названия в принципе тематика понятна битва за Сталинград.
Обычно пишется, что текст сопровождается фотографиями, тут наоборот, скорее фотографии сопровождаются текстом. Хорошие фотографии и замечательные цветные вклейки (4 шт. художник: Ronald Volstad). Жаль, что на английском :)

Мои эсперименты с djvu, не привели к удовлетворяющим результатам. Исходя из этого не переводил в оный формат, экономия в 8-10 мегабайт критической мне не кажется (при фото), а вот на цветных изображениях, цвета искажаются изрядно (попробовал в различных качествах сохранять). Делать одельно страницы с цветом, с серым и чёрно белые смысла особого также не нашёл. Если у кого то руки примее или софт поудачней, буду только рад.
Тем кто сидит на модеме конечно не с руки такие размеры, но тут уж ничего не поделать. Если меня интересовала информация, то в недалёком прошлом на модеме выкачивал около two hundred мегабайт за ночь :)

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The Armenian People from Ancient to Modern Times: Volume 2. by Richard G. Hovannisian

By Richard G. Hovannisian

Edited through the best historian of the Republic of Armenia, this is often the definitive historical past of a rare nation - from its earliest foundations, in the course of the Crusades, the resistance to Ottoman and Tsarist rule, the cave in of the self sustaining kingdom, its short re-emergence after international conflict I, its subjugation by way of the Bolsheviks, and the institution of the recent Republic in 1991. Written by way of the key specialists on every one interval in Armenia's heritage, this booklet is a big contribution to knowing the complexities of Transcaucasia. Armenia is a cradle of civilization positioned on one of many world's so much turbulent crossroads. This quantity examines the query of Armenian origins and strains family and diplomacy, society and tradition during the 5 dynastic classes, spanning approximately thousand years. The problem dealing with the Armenian humans used to be to take care of as a lot freedom as attainable below the shadow of robust neighbouring empires. The adoption of Christianity had an everlasting influence at the process Armenian background and tradition. those have been the heroic, vibrant and cruel feudal centuries of Armenia.

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By Richard G. Hovannisian

Edited through the best historian of the Republic of Armenia, this is often the definitive historical past of a rare nation - from its earliest foundations, in the course of the Crusades, the resistance to Ottoman and Tsarist rule, the cave in of the self sustaining kingdom, its short re-emergence after international conflict I, its subjugation by way of the Bolsheviks, and the institution of the recent Republic in 1991. Written by way of the key specialists on every one interval in Armenia's heritage, this booklet is a big contribution to knowing the complexities of Transcaucasia. Armenia is a cradle of civilization positioned on one of many world's so much turbulent crossroads. This quantity examines the query of Armenian origins and strains family and diplomacy, society and tradition during the 5 dynastic classes, spanning approximately thousand years. The problem dealing with the Armenian humans used to be to take care of as a lot freedom as attainable below the shadow of robust neighbouring empires. The adoption of Christianity had an everlasting influence at the process Armenian background and tradition. those have been the heroic, vibrant and cruel feudal centuries of Armenia.

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Conquered City by Victor Serge, Richard Greeman

By Victor Serge, Richard Greeman

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1919-1920. St. Petersburg, urban of the tsars, has fallen to the revolution. Camped out within the greatest palaces of the previous regime, the recent masters of the town search to cement their keep watch over, while the counter-revolutionary White military musters its forces. Conquered urban, Victor Serge's hardest and such a lot unrelenting narrative, is established like a detective story--one within which the hot political regime seeks to trace down and get rid of its enemies--the spies, speculators, and traitors hidden one of the exhausted mass of universal humans. Conquered urban is set terror: the pink Terror and the White Terror. yet almost always in regards to the crimson, concerning the Communists who've dared to select up the guns of power--police, weapons, jails, spies, treachery--in the gamble that wielding them with purity, in a righteous reason, they could positioned an finish to the necessity for terror, maybe perpetually. And but those that wield those guns comprehend that they're doomed. Conquered urban is their tragedy and testomony.

Martin Empson's review
The identify Conquered urban is a multi-layered one. It refers, within the so much, to the good urban of St. Petersberg, conquered within the first winning operating category revolution, and renamed Petrograd. but it also needs to check with the close to defeat of these employees within the civil warfare that the revolution. The try to isolate and strangle the fledgling employees democracy through the invading armies of the capitalist power.

Serge's novel offers with the lives of the staff of Petrograd. either conquerors and conquered. the various most sensible had died, or have been death in security of the revolution. those that stay within the urban starve, operating in factories nearly with out fabrics or assets, or queue for hours at outlets speedily operating out of the must haves of life.

Those who hate the revolution take care of their starvation by way of dreaming of the recovery of the outdated lifestyle. most unlikely although this is often, as there will be no go back to town of the Tsars. Revolutionaries and employees repeat the slogans of the revolution, yet because the city's lifestyles is squeezed from it, as many times provide trains fail to reach, for plenty of the slogans at the moment are hole, for lots of others they provide an inspirational desire in the middle of starvation and fear.

For me, the plot of the radical issues little. What's very important is the outline of the folks and town. this can be what the civil battle was once like - this can be what the capitalists have been ready to do to people who challenged their approach to life. Victor Serge arrived in Petrograd to this truth. The descriptions have a hoop of fact approximately them, simply because they need to be his reviews. certainly in a single part, the writer himself enters the radical, describing his personal stories among these of the characters.

At the tip, the town and it's everyone is positive. The invaders are defeated, their terror having been crushed by way of either the passion for the revolution within the crimson military and the fear of the "reds" ready to exploit innovative justice to strength via victory. this can be after all just one of the compromises that the revolution needed to make to outlive. yet because the characters within the publication examine of the defeat of the eu revolutions, the isolation of Russia turns into cemented and the trail to bureaucratic kingdom capitalism opens up.

Coming from the libertarian heritage that he had, this novel is Serge wrestling with the realities of progressive fight. yet he additionally wrote it as a commitment to those that proceed to struggle for justice. certainly he wrote it whereas in criminal less than the watchful eye of Stalin's jailers. He may possibly slightly use the identify Trotsky, and the small components of the e-book that seek advice from Trotsky's heroic management, achieve this obliquely, with no naming him.

Serge used to be by no means damaged through the counter-revolution of Stalin, yet he used to be fortunate. within the afterword, the translator, Richard Greeman, costs from Serge's diary, at the get together of assembly Trotsky's widow a long time later.

"There is not anyone left who is aware what the Russian Revolution was once rather like, what the Bolsheviks have been fairly like"

But Serge wasn't on my own, although there have been few like him. His novels, books and writings helped maintain alive the true culture of the revolution, warts and all, and for this reason he merits a wider readership.

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By Victor Serge, Richard Greeman

My test, OCR'd

1919-1920. St. Petersburg, urban of the tsars, has fallen to the revolution. Camped out within the greatest palaces of the previous regime, the recent masters of the town search to cement their keep watch over, while the counter-revolutionary White military musters its forces. Conquered urban, Victor Serge's hardest and such a lot unrelenting narrative, is established like a detective story--one within which the hot political regime seeks to trace down and get rid of its enemies--the spies, speculators, and traitors hidden one of the exhausted mass of universal humans. Conquered urban is set terror: the pink Terror and the White Terror. yet almost always in regards to the crimson, concerning the Communists who've dared to select up the guns of power--police, weapons, jails, spies, treachery--in the gamble that wielding them with purity, in a righteous reason, they could positioned an finish to the necessity for terror, maybe perpetually. And but those that wield those guns comprehend that they're doomed. Conquered urban is their tragedy and testomony.

Martin Empson's review
The identify Conquered urban is a multi-layered one. It refers, within the so much, to the good urban of St. Petersberg, conquered within the first winning operating category revolution, and renamed Petrograd. but it also needs to check with the close to defeat of these employees within the civil warfare that the revolution. The try to isolate and strangle the fledgling employees democracy through the invading armies of the capitalist power.

Serge's novel offers with the lives of the staff of Petrograd. either conquerors and conquered. the various most sensible had died, or have been death in security of the revolution. those that stay within the urban starve, operating in factories nearly with out fabrics or assets, or queue for hours at outlets speedily operating out of the must haves of life.

Those who hate the revolution take care of their starvation by way of dreaming of the recovery of the outdated lifestyle. most unlikely although this is often, as there will be no go back to town of the Tsars. Revolutionaries and employees repeat the slogans of the revolution, yet because the city's lifestyles is squeezed from it, as many times provide trains fail to reach, for plenty of the slogans at the moment are hole, for lots of others they provide an inspirational desire in the middle of starvation and fear.

For me, the plot of the radical issues little. What's very important is the outline of the folks and town. this can be what the civil battle was once like - this can be what the capitalists have been ready to do to people who challenged their approach to life. Victor Serge arrived in Petrograd to this truth. The descriptions have a hoop of fact approximately them, simply because they need to be his reviews. certainly in a single part, the writer himself enters the radical, describing his personal stories among these of the characters.

At the tip, the town and it's everyone is positive. The invaders are defeated, their terror having been crushed by way of either the passion for the revolution within the crimson military and the fear of the "reds" ready to exploit innovative justice to strength via victory. this can be after all just one of the compromises that the revolution needed to make to outlive. yet because the characters within the publication examine of the defeat of the eu revolutions, the isolation of Russia turns into cemented and the trail to bureaucratic kingdom capitalism opens up.

Coming from the libertarian heritage that he had, this novel is Serge wrestling with the realities of progressive fight. yet he additionally wrote it as a commitment to those that proceed to struggle for justice. certainly he wrote it whereas in criminal less than the watchful eye of Stalin's jailers. He may possibly slightly use the identify Trotsky, and the small components of the e-book that seek advice from Trotsky's heroic management, achieve this obliquely, with no naming him.

Serge used to be by no means damaged through the counter-revolution of Stalin, yet he used to be fortunate. within the afterword, the translator, Richard Greeman, costs from Serge's diary, at the get together of assembly Trotsky's widow a long time later.

"There is not anyone left who is aware what the Russian Revolution was once rather like, what the Bolsheviks have been fairly like"

But Serge wasn't on my own, although there have been few like him. His novels, books and writings helped maintain alive the true culture of the revolution, warts and all, and for this reason he merits a wider readership.

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The Revolution of 1905 ; Authority Restored by Abraham Ascher

By Abraham Ascher

This moment and ultimate quantity of the author's definitive learn of the Revolution of 1905 and its aftermath specializes in the years 1906 and 1907, and specifically at the fight over the Duma, the elected legislature that was once the key end result of the occasions of 1905.

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By Abraham Ascher

This moment and ultimate quantity of the author's definitive learn of the Revolution of 1905 and its aftermath specializes in the years 1906 and 1907, and specifically at the fight over the Duma, the elected legislature that was once the key end result of the occasions of 1905.

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Diplomacy and Murder in Tehran: Alexander Griboyedov and by Laurence Kelly

By Laurence Kelly

В этой первой биографии Александра Грибоедова, написанной на английском языке, Лоренс Келли создаёт яркий портрет человека замечательного литературного таланта и одарённого дипломата, который, однако, имел трагическую судьбу. Близкий кругам декабристов, выполнявший дипломатические миссии на Кавказе и в Иране, молодой, но уже известный литератор и композитор, был в конечном счете растерзан фанатиками в Тегеране, не дожив и до forty лет.
Лоренс Келли, потратила десять лет, на поездки по местам деятельности А. С. Грибоедова, на работу в российских, персидских и английских архивах и нашла некоторые детали, остававшиеся скрытыми до настоящего времени.
Эта книга делает неоценимый вклад в историю дипломатической борьбы России и Англии за Кавказ и Иран, и в то же время освещает жизнь и труды талантливого автора, одного из выдающихся представителей российского общества XIX в.Образцы сканов:

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By Laurence Kelly

В этой первой биографии Александра Грибоедова, написанной на английском языке, Лоренс Келли создаёт яркий портрет человека замечательного литературного таланта и одарённого дипломата, который, однако, имел трагическую судьбу. Близкий кругам декабристов, выполнявший дипломатические миссии на Кавказе и в Иране, молодой, но уже известный литератор и композитор, был в конечном счете растерзан фанатиками в Тегеране, не дожив и до forty лет.
Лоренс Келли, потратила десять лет, на поездки по местам деятельности А. С. Грибоедова, на работу в российских, персидских и английских архивах и нашла некоторые детали, остававшиеся скрытыми до настоящего времени.
Эта книга делает неоценимый вклад в историю дипломатической борьбы России и Англии за Кавказ и Иран, и в то же время освещает жизнь и труды талантливого автора, одного из выдающихся представителей российского общества XIX в.Образцы сканов:

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Russian Army Of Crimea by Albert Seaton

By Albert Seaton

This ebook examines the uniforms, apparatus, background and corporation of the Russian military that fought within the Crimean conflict. box military, infantry, artillery and cavalry are all lined, including information of excessive Command and summaries of key battles. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated element.

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By Albert Seaton

This ebook examines the uniforms, apparatus, background and corporation of the Russian military that fought within the Crimean conflict. box military, infantry, artillery and cavalry are all lined, including information of excessive Command and summaries of key battles. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated element.

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Pravda by Edward Docx

By Edward Docx

A sweeping transcontinental novel of secrets and techniques and lies buried inside of a unmarried family

Thirty-two-year-old Gabriel Glover arrives in St. Petersburg to discover his mom useless in her condominium. Reeling from grief, Gabriel and his dual sister, Isabella, manage the funeral with out contacting their father, Nicholas, a super and manipulative libertine. Unknown to the twins, their mom had some time past deserted a son, Arkady, a pitiless Russian predator now decided to say his birthright. Aided via an ex-seminarian whose heroin dependancy is destroying him, Arkady units out to discover the siblings and discover the darkish mystery hidden from them their complete lives.

Winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and long-listed for the guy Booker Prize, Pravda is a darkly humorous, compulsively readable, and hauntingly attractive chronicle of discovery and loss, love and loyalty, and the harmful legacy of deceit.

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By Edward Docx

A sweeping transcontinental novel of secrets and techniques and lies buried inside of a unmarried family

Thirty-two-year-old Gabriel Glover arrives in St. Petersburg to discover his mom useless in her condominium. Reeling from grief, Gabriel and his dual sister, Isabella, manage the funeral with out contacting their father, Nicholas, a super and manipulative libertine. Unknown to the twins, their mom had some time past deserted a son, Arkady, a pitiless Russian predator now decided to say his birthright. Aided via an ex-seminarian whose heroin dependancy is destroying him, Arkady units out to discover the siblings and discover the darkish mystery hidden from them their complete lives.

Winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and long-listed for the guy Booker Prize, Pravda is a darkly humorous, compulsively readable, and hauntingly attractive chronicle of discovery and loss, love and loyalty, and the harmful legacy of deceit.

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