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Doug Smith - Former People

Nov 3 2012 3:30 pm
Nov 3 2012 4:30 pm
Smith, a historian and former State Department USSR analyst, draws his title from the Soviet term for the Russian nobility. Focusing his narrative on three generations of two dynasties, Smith traces the fall of the upper class from its pre-1917 wealth and privilege to the punishing treatment—ranging from impoverishment to execution—meted out to class enemies.
ISBN-13: 9780374157616
Availability: Not currently shipping from publisher – Subject to future availability
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 10/2012

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