Text is clean, clear and bright throughout. Spine is creased and cover shows edgewear and minor marking. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Ce livre historique peut contenir de nombreuses coquilles et du texte manquant. Les acheteurs peuvent généralement télécharger une copie gratuite scannée du livre original (sans les coquilles) auprès de l'éditeur. Non référencé. Non illustré. 1899 edition. Extrait: ...Paris small theatres won easy laurels from their Horse Guard admirers, or went to see " La Belle Helene," which was played on the Russian stage, while our great dramatists were forgotten. Offenbach's musk reigned supreme. It must be said that the political atmosphere was such that the best men had reasons, or had at least weighty excuses, for keeping quiet. After Karakrizoff had shot at Alexander II. in April, 1866, the state police had become omnipotent. Every one suspected of "radicalism," no matter what he had done or what he had not done, had to live under the fear of being arrested any night, for the sympathy he might have shown to some one involved in this or that political affair, or for an innocent letter intercepted in a midnight search, or simply for his " dangerous" opinions; and arrest for political reasons might mean anything: years of seclusion in the fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul, transportation to Siberia, or even torture in the casemates of the fortress. This movement of the circles of Karakdzoff remains up to this date very imperfectly known, even in Russia. I was at that time in Siberia, and know of it only by hearsay. It appears, however, that two different currents combined in it. One of them was the beginning of that great movement "toward the people," which later took on such formidable dimensions; while the other current was mainly political. Groups of young men, some of whom were on the road to become brilliant university professors, or men of mark as historians and ethnographers, had come together about 1864, with the intention of carrying to the people education and knowledge in spite of the opposition of the government. They went as mere artisans to great...
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Titel: Memoirs of a Revolutionist
Verlag: Black Rose Books
Buchbeschreibung Ldn The Folio Society, 1980. Olwd. in Schuber. 4°. 338 S. Mit Abb. 926 gr. Artikel-Nr. 52996
Buchbeschreibung New York., Dover Publications, 1971. XXXIV, 557 S. Gr.8°, OKt. (Hug, S. 58). With a new introduction and notes by Nicolas Walter. Foto Bakunins im Frontispiz. Schutzfolie stellenweise abgelöst. Mit Widmung von Nicolas Walter an Arthur Lehning, datiert auf den 14. Oktober 1971. 800 gr. Artikel-Nr. BER66908
Buchbeschreibung Smith, Elder & Co., London, 1899. 1.. Oktav. Orig. red cloth. Back gilt stamped. Rough cutting. With two frontispieces: Portrait of Prince Peter Kropotkin in 1864. / Portrait of Princess Catherine Kropotkin (Mother of the author). - Only volume I.; Jahr: 1899; Format: Oktav; Anzahl der Seiten: XIV, 258; Auflage: 1.; Zustand: 3 (Binding knocked and slightly stained. Head torn 1 cm. Small inscription on preliminary pages. Otherwise good copy.) 640 gr. XIV, 258 pages. Binding knocked and slightly stained. Head torn 1 cm. Small inscription on preliminary pages. Otherwise good copy. Artikel-Nr. 30077