Lusitania: Triumph, Tragedy, and the End of the Edwardian Age

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$17.99
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St. Martin's Griffin
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Pages
416
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250080356

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About the Author

GREG KING is the author of eleven internationally published works of history, specializing in late Imperial Russia and on social history. A frequent contributor and onscreen expert for historical documentaries, he serves as Editor-in-Chief of the bi-monthly European Royal History Journal, and his work has appeared in Majesty Magazine, Royalty Magazine, Royalty Digest, Atlantis Magazine, and the European Royal History Journal. His newest book is The Assassination of the Archduke.
PENNY WILSON is the author of three internationally published works of history devoted to late Imperial Russia. Her historical work has appeared in Majesty Magazine, Atlantis Magazine, and Royalty Digest.

Reviews

""The Assassination of the Archduke" creates a compelling and readable account of the private life of the imperial family headed for doom." --"Seattle Post-Intelligencer
""An entertaining challenge to a century of misconceptions."--"Kirkus Reviews "on "The Assassination of the Archduke
""King marshals an amazing amount of information in a very fluid, compelling fashion. . . . It's eye-opening, and even fun, to visit this extraordinary group in its time and place."" --Booklist" on "The Court of the Last Tsar
""King has a vast knowledge of the subject, and those who are fascinated by the life of the royals and aristocratic intrigue will find much to delight in. . . . For those who are intrigued by the Russian high court, there is no better escort." --"Publishers Weekly" on "The Court of the Last Tsar
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"Any book by Greg King is a book to be kept and savored. . . . This book is a great work of scholarship and a wonderful read" --Peter Kurth, author of "Tsar" on "The Court of the Last Tsar"

"King marshals an amazing amount of information, and just as amazingly he presents it all in a very fluid, compelling fashion." "--Booklist" on "The Court of the Last Tsar"

"A comprehensive reexamination of the 78 days of the Ekaterinburg captivity, the murders themselves, and the 1991 exhumation of the bodies. . . . The authors engage in a complex game of historical detection that ultimately results in a controversial new perspective on an old but ever-captivating topic." --"Booklist" on "The Fate of the Romanovs"

"Biographies of Victoria are plentiful, but King's special approach, his limited focus, certainly makes this new one far from redundant." "--Booklist" on "Twilight of Splendor"
"The deliberate sinking of the "Lusitania "by a German U-boat in 1915 has been shrouded in mystery and intrigue that continue even as the 100th anniversary of the tragedy approaches. . . . More than a chronicle of the tragedy, this offers a penetrating look at the end of the Edwardian era." --"Booklist"""The Assassination of the Archduke" creates a compelling and readable account of the private life of the imperial family headed for doom." --"Seattle Post-Intelligencer
""An entertaining challenge to a century of misconceptions."--"Kirkus Reviews "on "The Assassination of the Archduke
""King marshals an amazing amount of information in a very fluid, compelling fashion. . . . It's eye-opening, and even fun, to visit this extraordinary group in its time and place."" --Booklist" on "The Court of the Last Tsar
""King has a vast knowledge of the subject, and those who are fascinated by the life of the royals and aristocratic intrigue will find much to delight in. . . . For those who are intrigued by the Russian high court, there is no better escort." --"Publishers Weekly" on "The Court of the Last Tsar""Any book by Greg King is a book to be kept and savored. . . . This book is a great work of scholarship and a wonderful read" --Peter Kurth, author of "Tsar" on "The Court of the Last Tsar"

"King marshals an amazing amount of information, and just as amazingly he presents it all in a very fluid, compelling fashion." "--Booklist" on "The Court of the Last Tsar"

"A comprehensive reexamination of the 78 days of the Ekaterinburg captivity, the murders themselves, and the 1991 exhumation of the bodies. . . . The authors engage in a complex game of historical detection that ultimately results in a controversial new perspective on an old but ever-captivating topic." --"Booklist" on "The Fate of the Romanovs"

"Biographies of Victoria are plentiful, but King's special approach, his limited focus, certainly makes this new one far from redundant." "--Booklist" on "Twilight of Splendor"

The deliberate sinking of the "Lusitania "by a German U-boat in 1915 has been shrouded in mystery and intrigue that continue even as the 100th anniversary of the tragedy approaches. . . . More than a chronicle of the tragedy, this offers a penetrating look at the end of the Edwardian era. "Booklist"

"The Assassination of the Archduke" creates a compelling and readable account of the private life of the imperial family headed for doom. "Seattle Post-Intelligencer"

An entertaining challenge to a century of misconceptions. "Kirkus Reviews on The Assassination of the Archduke"

King marshals an amazing amount of information in a very fluid, compelling fashion. . . . It's eye-opening, and even fun, to visit this extraordinary group in its time and place. "Booklist on The Court of the Last Tsar"

King has a vast knowledge of the subject, and those who are fascinated by the life of the royals and aristocratic intrigue will find much to delight in. . . . For those who are intrigued by the Russian high court, there is no better escort. "Publishers Weekly on The Court of the Last Tsar"

Any book by Greg King is a book to be kept and savored. . . . This book is a great work of scholarship and a wonderful read "Peter Kurth, author of Tsar on The Court of the Last Tsar"

King marshals an amazing amount of information, and just as amazingly he presents it all in a very fluid, compelling fashion. "Booklist on The Court of the Last Tsar"

A comprehensive reexamination of the 78 days of the Ekaterinburg captivity, the murders themselves, and the 1991 exhumation of the bodies. . . . The authors engage in a complex game of historical detection that ultimately results in a controversial new perspective on an old but ever-captivating topic. "Booklist on The Fate of the Romanovs"

Biographies of Victoria are plentiful, but King's special approach, his limited focus, certainly makes this new one far from redundant. "Booklist on Twilight of Splendor""

Highly informed, compellingly written . . . there was a great deal more to the story than its heart-wrenching tragedy. "The" "Wall Street Journal"

A fascinating account of a ship, its passengers, and its terrible fate. "Publishers Weekly"

The deliberate sinking of the "Lusitania "by a German U-boat in 1915 has been shrouded in mystery and intrigue that continue even as the 100th anniversary of the tragedy approaches. . . . More than a chronicle of the tragedy, this offers a penetrating look at the end of the Edwardian era. "Booklist"

"The Assassination of the Archduke" creates a compelling and readable account of the private life of the imperial family headed for doom. "Seattle Post-Intelligencer"

An entertaining challenge to a century of misconceptions. "Kirkus Reviews on The Assassination of the Archduke"

King marshals an amazing amount of information in a very fluid, compelling fashion. . . . It's eye-opening, and even fun, to visit this extraordinary group in its time and place. "Booklist on The Court of the Last Tsar"

King has a vast knowledge of the subject, and those who are fascinated by the life of the royals and aristocratic intrigue will find much to delight in. . . . For those who are intrigued by the Russian high court, there is no better escort. "Publishers Weekly on The Court of the Last Tsar"

Any book by Greg King is a book to be kept and savored. . . . This book is a great work of scholarship and a wonderful read "Peter Kurth, author of Tsar on The Court of the Last Tsar"

King marshals an amazing amount of information, and just as amazingly he presents it all in a very fluid, compelling fashion. "Booklist on The Court of the Last Tsar"

A comprehensive reexamination of the 78 days of the Ekaterinburg captivity, the murders themselves, and the 1991 exhumation of the bodies. . . . The authors engage in a complex game of historical detection that ultimately results in a controversial new perspective on an old but ever-captivating topic. "Booklist on The Fate of the Romanovs"

Biographies of Victoria are plentiful, but King's special approach, his limited focus, certainly makes this new one far from redundant. "Booklist on Twilight of Splendor""

-Highly informed, compellingly written . . . there was a great deal more to the story than its heart-wrenching tragedy.- --The Wall Street Journal

-A fascinating account of a ship, its passengers, and its terrible fate.- --Publishers Weekly

-The deliberate sinking of the Lusitania by a German U-boat in 1915 has been shrouded in mystery and intrigue that continue even as the 100th anniversary of the tragedy approaches. . . . More than a chronicle of the tragedy, this offers a penetrating look at the end of the Edwardian era.- --Booklist

-The Assassination of the Archduke creates a compelling and readable account of the private life of the imperial family headed for doom.- --Seattle Post-Intelligencer

-An entertaining challenge to a century of misconceptions.- --Kirkus Reviews on The Assassination of the Archduke

-King marshals an amazing amount of information in a very fluid, compelling fashion. . . . It's eye-opening, and even fun, to visit this extraordinary group in its time and place.- --Booklist on The Court of the Last Tsar

-King has a vast knowledge of the subject, and those who are fascinated by the life of the royals and aristocratic intrigue will find much to delight in. . . . For those who are intrigued by the Russian high court, there is no better escort.- --Publishers Weekly on The Court of the Last Tsar

-Any book by Greg King is a book to be kept and savored. . . . This book is a great work of scholarship and a wonderful read- --Peter Kurth, author of Tsar on The Court of the Last Tsar

-King marshals an amazing amount of information, and just as amazingly he presents it all in a very fluid, compelling fashion.- --Booklist on The Court of the Last Tsar

-A comprehensive reexamination of the 78 days of the Ekaterinburg captivity, the murders themselves, and the 1991 exhumation of the bodies. . . . The authors engage in a complex game of historical detection that ultimately results in a controversial new perspective on an old but ever-captivating topic.- --Booklist on The Fate of the Romanovs

-Biographies of Victoria are plentiful, but King's special approach, his limited focus, certainly makes this new one far from redundant.- --Booklist on Twilight of Splendor


"Highly informed, compellingly written . . . there was a great deal more to the story than its heart-wrenching tragedy." --The Wall Street Journal

"A fascinating account of a ship, its passengers, and its terrible fate." --Publishers Weekly

"The deliberate sinking of the Lusitania by a German U-boat in 1915 has been shrouded in mystery and intrigue that continue even as the 100th anniversary of the tragedy approaches. . . . More than a chronicle of the tragedy, this offers a penetrating look at the end of the Edwardian era." --Booklist

"The Assassination of the Archduke creates a compelling and readable account of the private life of the imperial family headed for doom." --Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"An entertaining challenge to a century of misconceptions." --Kirkus Reviews on The Assassination of the Archduke

"King marshals an amazing amount of information in a very fluid, compelling fashion. . . . It's eye-opening, and even fun, to visit this extraordinary group in its time and place." --Booklist on The Court of the Last Tsar

"King has a vast knowledge of the subject, and those who are fascinated by the life of the royals and aristocratic intrigue will find much to delight in. . . . For those who are intrigued by the Russian high court, there is no better escort." --Publishers Weekly on The Court of the Last Tsar

"Any book by Greg King is a book to be kept and savored. . . . This book is a great work of scholarship and a wonderful read" --Peter Kurth, author of Tsar on The Court of the Last Tsar

"King marshals an amazing amount of information, and just as amazingly he presents it all in a very fluid, compelling fashion." --Booklist on The Court of the Last Tsar

"A comprehensive reexamination of the 78 days of the Ekaterinburg captivity, the murders themselves, and the 1991 exhumation of the bodies. . . . The authors engage in a complex game of historical detection that ultimately results in a controversial new perspective on an old but ever-captivating topic." --Booklist on The Fate of the Romanovs

"Biographies of Victoria are plentiful, but King's special approach, his limited focus, certainly makes this new one far from redundant." --Booklist on Twilight of Splendor