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N.E. Vrangel. Vospominaniia
Ot Krepostnogo Prava do Bol`shebikov
[ Memoirs : From serfdom to bol`sheviks]
Moscow: Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 2003
Serie: Rossiia v Memuarakh
Hardcover. 14.5 x 22 cm
Baron Nikolai Egorovich Vrangel (-1923) was the father of two famous sons: historian of arts N.N. Vrangel and commander of the southern military forces in the Russian civil war in 1920 P.N. Vrangel. Nikolai Vrangel, a successful businessman, writes in his memoirs how tsarist Russia throttled entrepreneurial initiative with bureaucratic instructions and official circumlocution. The baron created portraits of the people he met: Tsar Aleksandr the Third, M. Bakunin, M. Skobelev, S. Vitte, etc. This is the first complete edition of his memoirs in Russian. Comments. Name index.