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Offline Ausmanov

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Places to get more info on Alexey
« on: January 26, 2009, 03:29:41 PM »
Hello. I'm new to this system and thought it might be a great way to share and gain information on the Romanov's. I have a great passion for learning about the Romanov's and in particular Nicholas II and his family. I was wondering if any of you could recommend some good books, websites or any other sources particularly relating to Alexei as I am particularly interested in him.
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Re: Places to get more info on Alexey
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2009, 03:37:59 PM »
Dear Ausmanov, welcome!

Aleksei Nikolaevich is special tragic figure in Russian history -- but I am sure you will find here many information about Heir, his manner/behaviours/physic and social life, then diaries, anecdotes,hemophilia, stories told by his witnesses, tutors, friends, his life, genarly. Just look around or tell us more specific what you would know about him.

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Try with this main AP site -- you'll find a lot about him. Letters, for first.
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Re: Places to get more info on Alexey
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2009, 04:35:40 PM »
Can you read Russain? There have been two especially nice Russian books about him over the last few years:

Tsesarevich, by Barkovets & Krylov
Tsarevich Aleksei, by Barkovets & Tenikhina

In English, there's a chapter devoted entirely to Aleksei in Charlotte Zeepvat's book, Romanov Autumn.

Aside from those specific sources, just about any book dealing with Nicholas II will include substantial info on Aleksei, as he was so central to the family.
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Re: Places to get more info on Alexey
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2009, 11:39:17 PM »
Thank you for your advice and the welcome. I reply to your question Sarushka i can not read Russian yet but am trying to learn.
My thanks to both of you.
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Re: Places to get more info on Alexey
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2009, 05:03:43 PM »
Romanov Autumn I might try to look for that one. I just brought Nicholas and Alexandra from the bookstore. Reading about him is very interesting.

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Re: Places to get more info on Alexey
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2009, 04:44:11 PM »
Thank you Sarushka  for recommending Romanov Autumn, i finished reading it and thought it was a brilliant book. i Was wondering if you had ever read the book, THE LAST DAYS OF THE ROMANOVS tradgedy at Ekaturinburg. If so what did you think of it? I thought it was a very good read.
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Re: Places to get more info on Alexey
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2009, 05:07:12 PM »
Yes, I enjoyed that book as well. There is a thread about it in the books section under its UK title:

Helen Rappaport -- Ekaterinburg: The Last Days of the Romanovs
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