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Nicholas & Alexandra

Nicholas & Alexandra

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Published by Scribner .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: royalty,
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • Politics and government,
  • Empress, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia,,
  • Alexandra,,
  • Russia,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Political,
  • Emperor of Russia,,
  • Historical - General,
  • Royalty,
  • History / General,
  • 1894-1917,
  • 1868-1918,
  • 1872-1918,
  • II,,
  • Nicholas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages608
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7727972M
    ISBN 100689101775
    ISBN 109780689101779

      The story of the love that ended an empire In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs' lives: Nicholas's political naïveté, Alexandra's obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis's brave struggle with hemophilia/5(K). The story of the love that ended an empire In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs' lives: Nicholas's political naïveté, Alexandra's obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis's brave struggle with hemophilia/5().

    The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history. "Nicholas and Alexandra" is the sad and intriguing history of the last of the Romanov family up to the time of their assassination. Perhaps because he himself has a hemophiliac son, Massie writes with pathos and presents something very real in the pages, not just dry facts of names, dates, and places.5/5(2).

      Nicholas and Alexandra goes too far, I think, in implying that the Tsarevich’s illness was a major causative factor in the fall of the Romanovs, but it does seem to have bound the family into a Author: Nicole Cliffe.   The story of the love that ended an empire In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s brave struggle with hemophilia/5().


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An interesting and well written book on the history of Nicholas and Alexandra - he being Russian and she German. It gave an intimate insight into the family and how they were doomed to fail despite Nicholas being related to both the German and English Leader and Monach as Cited by: In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K.

Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s brave struggle /5.

The story of the love that ended an empire In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s brave struggle with hemophilia/5(82).

Nicholas and Alexandra - Wikipedia. Nicholas Alexandra is a fascinating and insightful look into the final days of the Romanov Dynasty and Imperial Russia.

For years, Nicholas & Alexandra book was an Orthodox Christian autocracy. Nicholas II took the throne as emperor of Russia when his father Alexander II died at a young age. Free download or read online Nicholas and Alexandra pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Robert K. Massie. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. In this commanding book, Robert K. Massie, prize-winning author of Catherine the Great, sweeps readers back to the Nicholas & Alexandra book world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs' lives: 5/5(1).

In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s brave struggle with hemophilia%().

Nicholas and Alexandra. Online exhibition from the Hermitage Museum. Romanov Photo Album. More than online pictures of the Romanovs. Petersburg - a Photo Travelogue. Cool visit to St. Petersburg before the Revolution. Alexander Palace Time Machine.

Celebrated website on the home of the last Tsar and his family. Pavlovsk Palace and Park. Nicholas and Alexandra Nicholas II was a highly sensitive man who preferred to be with his family than involve himself in the day-today running of his nation.

A weak man, he was frequently bullied into doing things by his overbearing wife, Alexandra. Nicholas had married Princess Alexandra in She was the daughter of. Nicholas & Alexandra by Ellen Micheletti For Royalty, the arranged marriage was the norm until fairly recently. Marriages were not arranged with love as the main object, they were primarily affairs of state.

If the marriage turned into a love match, that was wonderful, but if it didn’t, well lie back and think of the diplomatic alliances.

]]>Support our sponsorsThe last Czar and Czarina of. Nicholas & Alexandra is the internationally famous biography from Pulitzer prize-winner Robert Massie. Massie shows conclusively how the personal curse of the young heir's haemophilia, and the decisive influence it brought Rasputin, became fatally linked with the collapse of Imperial Russia/5().

Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie is a book about the last Russian tsar, Nicholas II. Many people say that Nicholas was in the wrong place in history at the wrong time. The images show the little code book which was used by Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra, and it opens a remarkably poignant and tiny window into their private relationship.

It must have been. In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s brave struggle with hemophilia.

In he wrote and published his breakthrough book, Nicholas and Alexandra. Massie was the president of the Authors Guild from toand he still serves as a council member. While president of the Guild, he famously called on authors to boycott any store refusing to carry Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses/5(34).

Robert K. Massie's book may well incite the greatest interest, if only because of the phenomenal success of his biography, "Nicholas and Alexandra." His new book.

The story of the love that ended an empire In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs' lives: Nicholas's political na vet, Alexandra's obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis's brave struggle with by:   Read Nicholas and Alexandra PDF by Robert K.

Massie Random House Trade Paperbacks Listen to Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty audiobook by Robert K. Massie Read Online Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty ebook by Robert K.

Massie Find out Nicholas and Alexandra Robert K. Massie PDF download Get Nicholas Reviews: 1. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. With Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson. Tsar Nicholas II, the inept last monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family/10(K).

Robert K. Massie was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and studied American history at Yale and European history at Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He was president of the Authors Guild from to His books include Nicholas and Alexandra, Peter the Great: His Life and World (for which he won a Pulitzer Prize for biography), The Romanovs: The Final Chapter, Dreadnought.

This is a glib description, but Nicholas and Alexandra is ultimately a drama about a man who can’t balance his work and family lives. As presented in the film (I assume that all historical films are roughly 90% ahistorical), Nicholas was a very kind man, and out of that kindness in personal interactions bred absolute callousness for this.Nicholas and Alexandra had five children, four daughters and a son.

The son, Alexis, was the youngest child and heir to the throne. In the book we see Nicholas and Alexandra as well to do parents raising their children and struggling with their son's disease.