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Black night, white snow Russia"s revolutions, 1905-1917 /Harrison E. Salisbury.. -- by Harrison Evans Salisbury

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Published by Da Capo, [1981] c1977. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Causes,
  • Russia -- History -- Revolution, 1905-1907.

Book details:

Edition Notes

xv, 746 p., [15] p. of plates : ill. -- Includes index. Bibliography: p. [613]-632.

SeriesDa Capo paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18815503M

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Black night, white snow: Russia's revolutions, The dispatches were soon turned into a book, Behind the LinesHanoi (). Salisbury retired from the Times in He produced 23 books, several of them dealing with social and political life in Russia under communism. He also wrote two novels and two autobiographical books.5/5(1). Black Night, White Snow captures the rich drama of this whole period. With the artistry of a Balzac, Harrison Salisbury exposes the strata of Russian society, with its decedents, prophetic poets, religious fanatics, and newly liberated serfs.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Black night, white snow by Harrison Evans Salisbury, , Franklin Library edition, in English - Limited 1st : Black Crow, White Snow is an audiobook filled with pirates. Lesbian pirates but pirates all the same. Lesbian pirates but pirates all the same. Since this audio was so short, and an original, I feel like there was so much happening rather quickly.3/5.

Get this from a library! Black night, white snow: Russia's revolutions, [Harrison E Salisbury; First Edition Society.].   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Black night, white snow by Harrison Evans Salisbury, , Franklin Library edition, in English - Limited 1st by: 3.   Black Night, White Snow captures the rich drama of this whole period. With the artistry of a Balzac, Harrison Salisbury exposes the strata of Russian society, with its decedents, prophetic poets, religious fanatics, and newly liberated : Black night, white snow by Harrison Evans Salisbury; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Causes, History; Places: Russia, Soviet Union; Times: Revolution.