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Post by Lynnet » June 18th, 2020, 9:42 am

The Romance of the Romanoffs by Joseph Martin McCabe (1867 - 1955).

The eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were periods of stark contrast between the opulent lifestyle of the rich and the extreme poverty of the peasants throughout the world. In addition, Russia straddled eastern and western cultures, not fitting neatly into either. The church was an important force, and those adhering to traditional eastern religions were peaceful and accustomed to 'doing as they were told'; followers of western thought were more eager for a democratic society. Add an autocratic czar and the conditions were ripe for revolution, corruption and murder. This history traces the stories of the weak Michael, the great Peter and Catherine to Nicholas II, the last of the Romanoffs.( Lynne Thompson)
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Post by LCaulkins » June 18th, 2020, 10:39 am

Interesting! May I do the Preface?
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Post by KevinS » June 18th, 2020, 11:21 am

Excellent project! I'll come back when I've caught up a little on my other work.
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Post by Lynnet » June 18th, 2020, 2:41 pm

LCaulkins wrote:
June 18th, 2020, 10:39 am
Interesting! May I do the Preface?
Sure thing

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Post by Availle » June 18th, 2020, 3:10 pm

Could I read sections 3 and 19 please?
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Post by Lynnet » June 18th, 2020, 3:12 pm

Availle wrote:
June 18th, 2020, 3:10 pm
Could I read sections 3 and 19 please?
You may!

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Post by AJBinney » June 23rd, 2020, 4:01 am

Hi there - could I please claim section 17 (CHAPTER XIV THE TRAGEDY OF ALEXANDER II)?
I'm a big fan of the Revolutions podcast, which covers the whole time period :)
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Post by Lynnet » June 23rd, 2020, 8:04 am

AJBinney wrote:
June 23rd, 2020, 4:01 am
Hi there - could I please claim section 17 (CHAPTER XIV THE TRAGEDY OF ALEXANDER II)?
I'm a big fan of the Revolutions podcast, which covers the whole time period :)
Cheers!
Thank you for claiming

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Post by 2839reader » June 23rd, 2020, 1:34 pm

Claim sections 14 and 15 please.
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Post by Lynnet » June 23rd, 2020, 1:55 pm

2839reader wrote:
June 23rd, 2020, 1:34 pm
Claim sections 14 and 15 please.
Absolutely!


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Post by Lynnet » July 6th, 2020, 7:43 am

Section 14 PL OK

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Post by WhiteBarryWhite » July 6th, 2020, 10:34 am

Hello Lynnet,

I'd love to claim section 1, this book looks like exactly my jam.

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Post by Lynnet » July 6th, 2020, 11:10 am

WhiteBarryWhite wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 10:34 am
Hello Lynnet,

I'd love to claim section 1, this book looks like exactly my jam.

Tristan Mazurek
Enjoy!

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