Documents in Russian History, An Outline Source Book
By Nathaniel Knight, Seton Hall University. Provides
translations of important historical texts: Catherine the
Great's Nakaz, Radishchev's
Journey from St.
Petersburg to Moscow, Chaadaev's
Pobedonotsev's Reflections of a Russian Statesman, and
Lenin's What is to be Done, just to name a few.
A History of
By Professor Michael Petrovich of the University of
Wisconsin-Madison. Multimedia lectures provide an overview of
Russian history. There is a total of 46 recorded lectures with
covering the period from 800 to
The Empire that
was Russia: The Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record Recreated
photographs of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944)
offer a vivid portrait of a lost world -
the Russian Empire on
the eve of World War I and the coming revolution."
The Imperial Russia WebRing
Links to some useful sites.
St. Petersburg Times
chronology of Tsars
The site provides short biographies
of Russian rulers.
Peter I (the Great)
- 4 primary sources
Catherine II (the Great) - 3 primary sources
(the Great) - Manifesto of 22 July 1763
Imperial Manifesto on Poland, 1832
Biblioteka Proekta 1812 God
Russian texts of memoirs,
letters and resources
pertaining to the War of 1812.
Alexander II - coronation
Russian Orange Book
respecting the negotiations preceding the war, published by the
A list of
AlexanderPalace.org websites about Russian history and
Palace Time Machine
At this site
created by Bob Atchison you are taken on a tour of Russian palaces and given
access to biographies, diaries and all sorts of Romanov memorabilia.
Anna Vyrubova - Memoirs
An online book about Romanov
A History of the Romanov Dynasty
and the Russian Monarchy. This site is
maintained by the Imperial Russian Historical Society.
Years at the Russian Court by Pierre Gilliard
Tsarskoe Selo in 1910
Count Paul Benckendorff - Last days at Tsarskoe
Selo: personal notes and memories
Baroness Sophie Buxhoeveden - The Life and
Tragedy of Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of
Abdication of Nicholas II and other documents
For an index of sites on
Russian history covering more than one period
For a list of major gateways to Russia-related