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Author Siljak, Ana, 1967-

Title Angel of vengeance : the "girl assassin," the governor of St. Petersburg, and Russia's revolutionary world / Ana Siljak.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  947.081 Z19Bs 2008    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 370 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, plans ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Assassin -- Dreams of martyrdom -- Nihilists -- The new people -- Devils -- The fortress -- To the people -- The European prison -- Justice -- The trial -- The turn to terror -- Nihilists abroad -- Epilogue.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-354) and index.
Summary Traces the life story of Vera Zasulich, Russia's first female assassin, from her privileged upbringing to celebrated martyrdom.
Subject Zasulich, V. I., 1849-1919.
Zasulich, V. I., 1849-1919. (OCoLC)fst01801819
Socialists -- Russia -- Biography.
Women revolutionaries -- Russia -- Biography.
Russia -- History -- 1801-1917.
Socialists. (OCoLC)fst01123754
Women revolutionaries. (OCoLC)fst01178470
Russia. (OCoLC)fst01207312
Socialists -- Biography.
Women revolutionaries -- Biography.
Russia -- History.
Chronological Term 1801-1917
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780312363994

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