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My Recommended Russian History Book List

On my Patreon Russian Rulers History podcast, I’ve been doing a few books reviews. Listener Alison, asked if I could post a list of the books. So, here they are.

The Siberians by Farley Mowat

In Siberia by Colin Thubron

My Sister’s Mother: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Stalin’s Siberia by Donna Slecka Urbikas

Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum (highly recommended)

Memories of the Russian Court by Anna Viroubova

Russian Rebels: 1600 – 1800 by Paul Avrich

Women in Russian History: From the Tenth to the Twentieth Century by Natalia Pushkareva

Natasha’s Dance: A Cultural History of Russia by Orlando Figes

Vladimir: The Russian Viking by Vladimir Volkof

Medieval Russia’s Epics, Chronicles, and Tales Ed. Serge A Zenkovsky

The Russian Civil War by Evan Mawdsley

Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy by Douglas Smith

For the fiction works:

Russka: A Novel of Russia by Edward Rutherford

Who is to Blame?: A Russian Riddle by Jane Marlow

How Did I Get Here? by Jane Marlow

The Third Series: The Beginning – The First Set of Books I Used

A History of Russia: Ninth Edition (I used the 7th) by Novholas V. Riasonovsky and Mark D. Steinberg

Russia: A 1,000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East by Martin Sixsmith

Russia: The Once and Future Empire from Pre-History to Putin by Philip Longfellow

The Romanovs: Ruling Russia 1613 – 1917 by Lindsey Hughes

Czars: Russia’s Rulers for Over One Thousand Years by James P. Duffy and Vincent L. Ricci

As I add more book reviews, I’ll add them here. Over the coming weeks, I’ll also be adding links and pictures of the book covers.

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