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Entertaining Tsarist Russia

Author : James Von Geldern
ISBN : 0253334071
Genre : Social Science
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Annotation This unique anthology introduces readers to Tsarist Russia's emerging popular and commercial urban culture and the individuals and groups that produced and consumed it. The selections -- many translated by the editors expressly for this volume -- illustrate in colorful detail how the experiences and composition of Russian society and culture evolved in response to economic, technological, and political changes from the late 18th century through the 1917 revolution. Fortune-telling and etiquette manuals, thieves' tales, children's literature, popular songs, war stories, women's novels, satires of life in America, and vaudeville skits are just a few of the genres represented. A companion audio CD features contemporaneous performances of around 30 popular songs and vaudeville skits by some of the most famous singers and comics of the day. Russian texts of many of the songs and skits are included in the book.
Category: Social Science

Jokes For All

Author : COMPILED BY GOPI A. TEJWANI
ISBN : 818918265X
Genre : Indic wit and humor
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Category: Indic wit and humor

Singing In Russian

Author : Emily Olin
ISBN : 9780810881167
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Really no true competition, but here are is a list of titles that are out in the market: A Handbook of Diction for Singers: Italian, German, French, 2nd ed. by David Adams (Oxford, 2008) / 248 pages / $74 (cloth); $24.95 (paper) PubAlley: 75 units, $5,561.68 (cloth); 223 units, $5,828.88 (paper) BookScan: 8 records (cloth); 1,783 records (paper) WorldCat: 618 records Pubtrack Spring & Summer 2007 – Fall 2011: 1306 new (176 used) Singing and Communicating in English: A Singer's Guide to English Diction by Kathryn LaBouff (Oxford, 2008) / 326 pages / $99 (cloth), $29.95 (paper) PubAlley: 54 units, $5,346 (cloth); 114 units, $3,434.67 (paper) BookScan: 17 records (cloth); 705 records (paper) WorldCat: 542 records Pubtrack Spring & Summer 2007 – Fall 2011: 641 new (108 used) Singer's Manual of German and French Diction by Richard Cox (Schirmer, 1995) / 63 pages / $46.95 paper. PubAlley: 139 units, $2,858.40 BookScan: 393 records WorldCat: 669 records Pubtrack Spring & Summer 2007 – Fall 2011: 185 new (64 used)
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Many Deaths Of Tsar Nicholas Ii

Author : Wendy Slater
ISBN : 9781134283330
Genre : History
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How did Nicholas II, Russia’s last Tsar, meet his death? Shot point blank in a bungled execution by radical Bolsheviks in the Urals, Nicholas and his family disappeared from history in the Soviet era. But in the 1970s, a local geologist and a crime fiction writer discovered the location of their clandestine mass grave, and secretly removed three skulls, before reburying them, afraid of the consequences of their find. Yet the history of Nicholas’ execution and the discovery of his remains are not the only stories connected with the death of the last Tsar. This book recounts the horrific details of his death and the thrilling discovery of the bones, and also investigates the alternative narratives that have grown up around these events. Stories include the contention that the Tsar’s killing was a Jewish plot, in which Nicholas’ severed head was taken to Moscow as proof of his death; tales of would-be survivors of the execution, self-confessed children of the Tsar claiming their true identity; and accounts of miracles performed by Nicholas, who was made a saint by the Russian church in 2000. Not least among these alternative narratives is the romanticization of the Romanovs, epitomized by the numerous photographs of the family released from the Russian archives.
Category: History

Surviving Together

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ISBN : UVA:X006026002
Genre : United States
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Editorials On File

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105014814607
Genre : History, Modern
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Category: History, Modern

Serbien Und Montenegro

Author : Walter Lukan
ISBN : 3825895394
Genre : Montenegro
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Category: Montenegro