Rasputin, the Untold Story, will be the first biography of the Siberian adventurer to appear in over thirty years. It is also the first study of Rasputin to draw fully on archives closed to foreign scholars before the collapse of the USSR. Dr. Joseph T. Fuhrmann is the world’s leading authority on Rasputin, and his command of Russian enabled him to study forgotten documents in Moscow’s Central State Archive, as well as obscure repositories in Siberia. This eloquently written biography offers exciting new information and insights concerning
Rasputin, the Untold Story is an unforgettable journey into the twilight world of Late Imperial Russia.
Dr. Joseph T. Fuhrmann fell in love with Russia and her past as an undergraduate at Emory University. His graduate degrees are from Indiana University. The first of the seven times he lived in Russia was in 1965-66, when he was an exchange student at Moscow University during an unusually chilly moment in the Cold War. He retired after a 43-year career as a history professor in the USA. Dr. Fuhrmann’s books include an edition of the 1,620 letters and telegrams Nicholas II and his wife exchanged during WW I and a 1989 biography of Rasputin. He died in March 2018.
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