Russian Revolution

The story of the Russian Revolution, beginning with the failed attempt to persuade the serfs to rise in the 'Going to the People' of 1874, told in the 'Fathers and Sons' chapter, is continued in detail in the 'Revolution' chapter of RUSSKA.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
Only one man was allowed to live in the royal palace of China, known as the Forbidden City: the emperor. All the other inhabitants were either women - wives, concubines or servants - or the famous palace eunuchs. Nearly all eunuchs were castrated when they were still only boys. But there were just a few who chose to be castrated after they became men, and even had children of their own. They did it for the money. 




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