Books written by Robert Service

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The Last of the Tsars

Pan Macmillan | February 23, 2017 | 496 pages
A riveting account of the last eighteen months of Tsar Nicholas II's life and reign from one of our finest historians of Russia.In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire for three hundred years was forced from power by... More Info

The Cremation of Sam McGee

March 1, 2013 | 32 pages
Constantly suffering from the cold, Sam makes his companion on the Arctic trail promise to cremate him when he dies, which the companion does--to his great surprise. An ALA Notable Book.  More Info

Spies and Commissars

Pan Macmillan Adult | June 1, 2013 | 440 pages
In the immediate aftermath of the Revolution, the Western powers were anxious to prevent the spread of Bolshevism across Europe. Lenin and Trotsky were equally anxious that the Communist vision they were busy introducing in Russia should do just that. But neither side knew anything about the other.... More Info

A Dictionary of 20th-Century Communism

Princeton Univ Pr | February 21, 2012 | 960 pages
The first book of its kind to appear since the end of the Cold War, this indispensable reference provides encyclopedic coverage of communism and its impact throughout the world in the 20th century. With the opening of archives in former communist states, scholars have found new material that has... More Info

A dictionary of 20th-century communism

Princeton Univ Pr | July 26, 2010 | 921 pages
The first book of its kind to appear since the end of the Cold War, this indispensable reference provides encyclopedic coverage of communism and its impact throughout the world in the twentieth century. With the opening of archives in former communist states over the past twenty years, scholars... More Info