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  • A History of Modern Russia: From Tsarism to the Twenty-First Century (Third Edition)

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $31.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780674034938
    • Publisher: Harvard University Press
    • Published: October 2009
  • Best Tales of the Yukon

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $8.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781450568289
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
    • Published: February 2010
    Robert Service wrote in the golden years of the Klondike--of the rough and ready men, and women just as tough. No-one in Robert's world (real or imagined) minced words or had any self-consciousness about them. It was live and let live and sometimes kill or be killed. "Best Tales of the Yukon" reflects those times. Reading Service's poems transports us back to that frozen place in nature when it was literally every man and every woman for him/herself. Somehow Service conveys only a sensitivity, but the beauties he saw in the others. His poems also have historical interest, as he talked about the arrival of the light switch, gathering around the village's first "grammyphone", and hearing the voice of "canned man" coming from it (some "savages "took to their canoes because it seemed demonic, while others were enraptured by this miracle of sound). Cold cabins, with hoarfrost clinging to the inside rafters, unwashed masses in itchy long-johns struggling out of bed on an arctic day, and the beauty of the lilies living side by side with a trapper's two-timing woman getting her just desserts (over "a black fox skin"), Robert Service touches the heart and soul of the rough and raw Klondike in the early 1900's, showing us the emotions and colors from inky black to pure gold. "Best Tales of the Yukon" has a magical way of transporting readers to the Yukon-something you won't want to miss. "Best Tales of the Yukon" collects together forty-five of these poems. Selected from two of his earliest volumes, "Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses" and "Ballads of a Cheechako", this volumes includes some of Service's most memorable poetry including the classics "The Shooting of Dan McGrew", "The Law of the Yukon", and "The Cremation of Sam McGee".
  • History of Twentieth-Century Russia

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780674403475
    • Publisher: Harvard University Press
    • Published: March 1998
    The London University professor presents a treatment of thehistory of Russia from 1917 to 1991 as a single period. Sourced in recently available archives. B&W illus. 654p.
  • Lenin: A Biography

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780674003309
    • Publisher: Harvard University Press
    • Published: October 2000
    Full spectrum biography of the political colossus as believable human dictator. Illus., 50 halftones; 3 maps. 592p.
  • Lenin: A Political Life, Volume 1: The Strengths of Contradiction

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780253333247
    • Publisher: Indiana University Press
    • Published: September 1985
    "... we are indebted to the author for a stimulating and balanced study of Lenin -- a study that presents many valuable insights and a good deal of new material based on his archive research, and that sharpens our picture and understanding of 'the dreamer in the Kremlin.'" -- The Russian ReviewLenin: A Political Life is a major three-volume work on Vladimir Ilich Lenin, his ideas, activity, and environment. The first volume, covering the years from 1870 to 1910, traces his rise to authority and his political troubles after 1903. Service ably demonstrates the complex interplay of ideas, activity, and environment that prompted the choice of title for the first volume: The Strengths of Contradiction.
  • Lenin: A Political Life, Volume 2: Worlds in Collision

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780333293911
    • Publisher: Macmillan
    • Published: March 1991
  • Russia and Its Islamic World: From the Mongol Conquest to The Syrian Military Intervention

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780817920845
    • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
    • Published: August 2017
  • Spies and Commissars: The Early Years of the Russian Revolution

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781610392396
    • Publisher: PublicAffairs
    • Published: May 2013
    Traces the dramatic power struggle between the Bolsheviks and the West at the dawn of the Russian Revolution, offering insight into the roles of diplomats, reporters, dissidents and other contributors who impacted foreign policy throughout subsequent decades.
  • Spies and Commissars: The Early Years of the Russian Revolution

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781610391405
    • Publisher: Public Affairs
    • Published: May 2012
    Traces the dramatic power struggle between the Bolsheviks and the West at the dawn of the Russian Revolution, offering insight into the roles of diplomats, reporters, dissidents and other contributors who impacted foreign policy throughout subsequent decades.
  • The Best of Robert Service

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780396047827
    • Publisher: Perigee Books
    • Published: July 1976
  • The Best Of Robert Service: Illustrated Edition

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780894718137
    • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
    • Published: June 1990
    "A deluxe edition of the works of Service, with stunning period photographs of the Yukon territory he immortalized through his incomparable verses. Photos are from the famed Kinsey collection, taken in"
  • The Cremation of Sam Mcgee

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781554532728
    • Publisher: Kids Can Pr
    • Published: March 2013
    Constantly suffering from the cold, Sam makes his companion on the Arctic trail promise to cremate him when he dies, which the companion does--to his great surprise.
  • The Spell of the Yukon and Other Poems

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486476896
    • Publisher: Dover Pubns
    • Published: July 2012
  • The State and Revolution

    By Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780140184358
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: May 1993
    In July 1917, when the Provisional Government issued a warrant for his arrest, Lenin fled from Petrograd; later that year, The October Revolution swept him to supreme power. In the short intervening period he spent in Finland, he wrote his impassioned, never-completed master work on The State and Revolution ...
  • Trotsky: A Biography

    By Robert Service

    Our Price: $26.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780674062252
    • Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
    • Published: November 2011
    Trotsky, even before one of Stalin’s agents found him in Mexico and assassinated him with an ice axe, was a romantic figure to those who believed that if only he had succeeded Lenin everything would have been better. Robert Service, who has also written studies of Lenin and Stalin, does an excellent job of dispersing with such airy notions. His book, unlike much writing about Trotsky, is the work of a historian, not an ideologue. Notes, Select Bibliography, Index. Illus., 38 color/ b&w plates. 600p.

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