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  1. Dimitri Dimitri says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBISometimes we gaze out over the red brick walls at pivotal moments taking shape across the vast Russian landscape sometimes we look down upon the Moskva but most of the time we're on the inside watching buildings rise and crumble as Byzantine robes give way to red bannersNeither fish nor fowl it's easier to say what this book is not It's no


  2. Mary Mary says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBIReading the Red Fortress is like reading a mini history of the various rulers of Russia I was hoping for interesting architectural details and a full disclosure of all the tricks they use to keep Lenin looking fresh but no such luck Merridale does start from the beginning with invading hordes and eventually moving on to strong leaders consolidating power She also spends time on Russia's religious past and the churches that have been built and torn down inside the Kremlin She details how the Russian came to honor an individual as the czar and the political machinations of this heredity title The rise of Communism and the terror of Stalin changed the face of the Kremlin I think it would be interesting to read about this period She brings readers right up to the rise of Vladmir Putin and the desire for tourism I don't


  3. Emily Emily says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBI35 stars This was a book that I'm glad I read but really felt like a slog So much detail that it was overwhelming I'm impressed at the research that went into this but for a general audience book it felt too academic for me Also it could really use some timelines and maybe a brief cast of characters I think that would've increased my understanding and ability to keep track of who was who and when significantly


  4. Enrique Enrique says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBII always thought of the Kremlin as an elegant and stately government building in the French Imperial style with Byzantine and Russian motifs surrounded by an imposing red wall in front of the enormous Red Square forever flanked by St Basil’s Cathedral which in my humble opinion is like an Arabian fairy tale nightmare induced by really bad “shrooms” In political terms I believed said building simply housed the office and staff of Russian potentates a sort of White House in steroids since Russian leaders seem to enjoy enormous unchecked powers vis à vis their American counterparts As it happens I was wrong I was only thinking of the Grand Kremlin Palace The Kremlin is not a building but a citadel Indeed the very definition of Kremlin is “the citadel of Moscow” In h


  5. Mandy Mandy says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBI“The Kremlin is one of the most famous landmarks in the world” With this sentence Catherine Merridale opens her fascinating and in depth study of this symbolic and instantly recognisable complex of ancient and modern buildings which in so many ways is the very incarnation of the Russian state There is no reliable record of the Kremlin’s beginnings although there is a mention of


  6. Antenna Antenna says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBIFor enthusiasm and research Catherine Merridale deserves five stars but despite having visited Moscow both before and after the collapse of Communism and been inside the Kremlin I found this history hard goingThe opening chapters seem padded out since there is little


  7. Ed Ed says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBIA fantastic introduction to the broad sweep of Russian history through the lens of the pretty ill treated Kremlin complex Ms Merridale's depth of research is accompanied by a great turn of phrase and the ability to keep the reader interested through a sometimes dizzying whirl of dynastic change I particularly enjoyed the coverage of the grim days of the Stalin purges and the role of the Kremlin in attempts to legitimise the post communist 'democratic' settlement Ms Merridal


  8. Barbara Barbara says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBIAnother book where you want to start re reading it the minute you've finished This biography of the Kremlin provides a history of how Russia has re invented itself over and over again across the centuries The individuals in charge who inflicted such suffering on the Russian people are


  9. Katie Katie says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBIThis book tells the story of Russia through the history of the Kremlin And I mean that literally the buildings This talks about who built them what happened to them how their use has changed Merridal knows a whole lot about architecture and art and uses this to then explain how those things fit into historical patterns including right up to the present day which is a frankly very gutsy moveThis is an approach that really works for me I love being shown the evidence first and t


  10. Julian Douglass Julian Douglass says:

    eBook Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History Kindle #227; cravenjobscouk #227; fortress book, secret free, heart pdf, russia's book, history epub, Red Fortress mobile, The Secret mobile, The Secret Heart of mobile, Fortress The Secret mobile, Fortress The Secret Heart of mobile, Red Fortress The Secret Heart of Russia's History MOBIVery detailed history of the Kremlin spanning basically a millennium of Russian History Ms Merridale really did her homework while writing this book as it was full of information However being so full of information can be a blessing and a curse With each chapter being on average 30 pages the chapters can really drag out especially when she rambles on about art and the way a building looks I also think she spent too much time in the beginning and not as much time with Modern Russian history but that can also be because I am biased towards modern history Very detailed book just too detailed for what I was expecting


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