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A brief history of Russia

Author: Michael Kort
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2008.
Series: Brief history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of Russia, from its early beginnings in the ninth century to the current presidency of Vladimir Putin, detailing the social, economic, and political changes and crises that the people of Russia have had to endure.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kort, Michael, 1944-
Brief history of Russia.
New York : Facts On File, ©2008
(DLC) 2007032723
(OCoLC)163614123
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kort
ISBN: 9781438108292 143810829X 9780816071128 0816071128 1282038826 9781282038820
OCLC Number: 654356749
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 310 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Before the Russians: Kievan Rus, and Muscovite Russia (Tenth Century B.C.E.-1462 C.E.) --
2. Independence and Unification: The Last Rurikids to the First Romanovs (1462-1694) --
3. Imperial Russia: The Eras of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great (1694-1801) --
4. The Nineteenth-Century Crisis: The Mystic and the Knout (1801-1855) --
5. Reform, Reaction, and Revolution (1855-1917) --
6. The Golden and Silver Ages: Russian Cultural Achievement from Pushkin to World War I (1820-1917) --
7. Soviet Russia: Utopian Dreams and Dystopian Realities (1917-1953) --
8. Soviet Russia: Reform, Decline, and Collapse (1953-1991) --
9. Post-Soviet Russia: Yeltsin and Putin (1991-2008) --
10. Conclusion: The Russian Riddle.
Series Title: Brief history.
Responsibility: Michael Kort.

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Detailing the social, economic, and political changes and crises that the people of Russia have had to endure, A Brief History of Russia provides a comprehensive and accessible account of this vast  Read more...

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