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Petrograd, the City of Trouble, 1914-1918

by Meriel Buchanan

In this, Buchanan offers a vivid portrayal of life in Petrograd during one of the most turbulent periods in Russian history. She provides a detailed and nuanced analysis of the political, economic, and social forces that shaped the city during this time, as well as the impact of the war and the revolution on ordinary people. Buchanan's writing is characterized by its depth of insight and its ability to convey the human drama of historical events. She draws on a wealth of primary sources, including diaries, letters, and newspapers, to bring the story of Petrograd to life. "Petrograd, the City of Trouble, 1914-1918" is not only a compelling work of history but also a valuable resource for anyone interested in the Russian Revolution or the history of World War I. It sheds light on the complex and often contradictory forces that shaped the course of Russian history during this critical period. Moreover, the book remains relevant today, as it offers insights into the ways in which war, revolution, and social upheaval can transform a society. Its focus on the experiences of ordinary people in times of crisis is a reminder of the importance of empathy and compassion in the face of adversity. In conclusion, "Petrograd, the City of Trouble, 1914-1918" is a must-read for anyone interested in Russian history, the First World War, or the history of social movements. Buchanan's writing is both engaging and informative, making this book a valuable addition to any library.

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English

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English

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1920

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Meriel Buchanan was a renowned author, journalist, and humanitarian who lived from 1886 to 1959. She was a prolific writer, penning several books and articles that reflected her deep commitment to...

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