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Title:Tsars and Imposters: Russia's Time of Troubles
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Algora Publishing
ISBN:0875866883
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Number of Pages:222
Category:European history, Non fiction, History

Tsars and Imposters: Russia's Time of Troubles by Daniel H. Shubin

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Tsars and Imposters: Russia's Time of Troubles Boris Godunov governed from the shadows during the year reign of the borderline retarded Tsar Feodor Ivanovich heir to Tsar Ivan IV and then for almost seven years in his own name But by then the brutal death of the year old Tsarevich Dmitri Ivanovich by GodunovaA s henchmen and the effects of his Oprichniki security forces on Russian society had taken their toll In the absence of a clearaA line of succession false princes were put forward by rivals including the Poles and proponents of these False Dmitris and other contenders only fanned the flames This was an era when Get thee to the nunnery was a light sentence enemies who were not forced to retire from the worldly life were brutally tortured and removed from the world altogether Add to that the political machinations entailed in the creation of the Russian Patriarchate and Job Russia s first patriarch entirely indebted to the Crown This Time of Troubles wound to a close only after a new and lasting dynasty was established under Mikhail Romanov This is an original translation from classic Russian sources principally Karamzin Kostomarov Skrynnikov Solovyov Tatishchev Publisher s website