One Year at the Russian Court: 1904-1905 (Paperback)
First published in 1918, this volume contains the fascinating memoirs of Ren e Elton Maud, who spent a year in the Russian Court during the rule of Czar Nicholas II, the last Romanov to rule Russia. The House of Romanov was the second ruling Russian dynasty after the House of Rurik, reigning from 1613 until the Russian Revolution in 1917. The Romanov dynasty had 65 members at the start of 1917. By the end of it, 18 had been killed by the Bolsheviks while the remaining 47 had gone into exile abroad. Contents include: "The Fulfilment of My Dream", "In the Caucasus", "At Petrograd", and "Rasputin: His Influence and his Work". Offering extraordinary insights into the Romanovs and the political and social climate of the time, this volume constitutes a must-read for anyone with an interest in this significant episode of world history. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.