My favourite Russian Books and DVDs

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Nicholas & Alexandra
1.  Nicholas & Alexandra by Robert K Massie
The list author says:
  "Well written.  Fascinating story.  Must read for anyone interested in the period."
£10.39   Used & New from: £0.69
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution, 1891-1924
2.  A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution, 1891-1924 by Orlando Figes
The list author says:
  "Huge but very readable and so full of info."
Used & New from: £19.94
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

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The New Penguin Russian Course: A Complete Course for Beginners (Penguin Handbooks)
3.  The New Penguin Russian Course: A Complete Course for Beginners (Penguin Handbooks) by Nicholas J. Brown
The list author says:
  "Excellent introduction to the language.  I went from beginner to 'show off in front of non-Russian-speaking friends' in no time."
£9.09   Used & New from: £5.41
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

Trans-Siberian Handbook (Trailblazeer)
4.  Trans-Siberian Handbook (Trailblazeer) by Bryn Thomas
The list author says:
  "A must for all armchair travellers.  Might be useful if you do actually have the chance to make the trip as well."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Anna Karenina (Wordsworth Classics)
5.  Anna Karenina (Wordsworth Classics) by Leo Tolstoy
The list author says:
  "Great read, but also informative about the social basis of Russian society in the 19th century."
£1.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews)

The House by the Dvina: A Russian Childhood
6.  The House by the Dvina: A Russian Childhood by Eugenie Fraser
The list author says:
  "First recommended to me by my high school history teacher, and liked it so much I bought a copy myself.  Gives a real personal viewpoint on the revoultion."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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The Routledge Atlas of Russian History (Routledge Historical Atlases)
7.  The Routledge Atlas of Russian History (Routledge Historical Atlases) by Martin Gilbert
The list author says:
  "I love looking at maps.  This one is clear and full of information.  Makes it much easier to understand history when you can see it evolving."
Used & New from: £10.96

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Rulers and Subjects: Government and People in Russia 1801-1991 (Hodder Arnold Publication)
8.  Rulers and Subjects: Government and People in Russia 1801-1991 (Hodder Arnold Publication) by John Gooding
The list author says:
  "Good for understanding why the revolution came about, then what happened in the 20th century afterwards.  And John Gooding was one of my lecturers, so I have to recommend this!"
£19.71   Used & New from: £1.61

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Penguin Modern Classics)
9.  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Penguin Modern Classics) by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The list author says:
  "Great story, and written from Solzhenitsyn's own experiences."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)

Stalingrad
10.  Stalingrad by Antony Beevor
The list author says:
  "Fascinating read."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (211 customer reviews)

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Russia: A History, new edition
11.  Russia: A History, new edition by Gregory Freeze
The list author says:
  "More of a textbook.  Easy to pick a chapter you're interested in."
£18.72   Used & New from: £2.22
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Communist Manifesto (Oxford World's Classics)
12.  The Communist Manifesto (Oxford World's Classics) by Karl Marx
The list author says:
  "No one can understand the Russian Revolution without reading this first."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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Crimean War: 1853 - 1856 (Modern Wars)
13.  Crimean War: 1853 - 1856 (Modern Wars) by Winfried Baumgart
The list author says:
  "Good account of the Crimean war.  Something that I have to read more about."
Used & New from: £49.37

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Russia in the Age of Modernisation and Revolution 1881 - 1917 (Longman History of Russia)
14.  Russia in the Age of Modernisation and Revolution 1881 - 1917 (Longman History of Russia) by H. Rogger
£25.99   Used & New from: £0.48

Fathers and Sons (Wordsworth Classics)
15.  Fathers and Sons (Wordsworth Classics) by Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev
The list author says:
  "Another novel which shows the changing of Russian politics."
£1.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Russian Ark [2003] [DVD]
16.  Russian Ark [2003] [DVD] DVD ~ Sergei Dreiden
The list author says:
  "Fabulous cinematography, costumes.  Wonderful to see the interiors of the Hermitage."
£11.99   Used & New from: £4.96
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Nicholas And Alexandra [DVD] [2002]
17.  Nicholas And Alexandra [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Michael Jayston
The list author says:
  "Not exactly historically accurate, but still fun to watch."
£4.95   Used & New from: £2.79
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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