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The Czar
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Post by The Czar » Sat May 21st, 2011, 4:41 pm

[quote=""donroc""]Try Alibris.[/quote]

Ok... Is it five volumes? Some editions seem to have five volumes, some only one...
Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results.
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Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli

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LoobyG
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Post by LoobyG » Sat May 21st, 2011, 8:29 pm

Hello and welcome Czar! I'm a fan of Russian HF and non-fiction too, I've read fairly recently 'The Kitchen Boy' by Robert Alexander and 'Snow Mountain' by Catherine Gavin on the last Czar Nicholas II and his family, which I very much enjoyed. There's also a series by Evelyn Anthony on Catherine the Great, not sure if it's two books or three.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat May 21st, 2011, 10:28 pm

Hi Czar! I'm sure you'll find plenty to occupy your bookshelves here.

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Post by LoveHistory » Sun May 22nd, 2011, 1:27 am

Welcome, Czar! I second the Cynthia Harrod-Eagles recommendation.

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Post by Carla » Fri June 24th, 2011, 6:38 pm

Hello and welcome! If the Viking Rus kingdoms count as Russian history, The Whale Road by Robert Low is about a group of 10th-century Norse mercenaries on a quest that takes them to Russia and the Ukraine.
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
Now available as e-book on Amazon Kindleand in Kindle, Epub (Nook, Sony Reader), Palm and other formats on Smashwords
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Post by parthianbow » Mon July 11th, 2011, 6:13 am

A little late, but hi Czar, and welcome.
Ben Kane
Bestselling author of Roman military fiction.
Spartacus - UK release 19 Jan. 2012. US release June 2012.

http://www.benkane.net
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Boris Akunin

Post by george3 » Tue August 2nd, 2011, 7:17 pm

This author writes about the later Romanov period. A very good historical mystery series.

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