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The history of Russia

Author: Charles E Ziegler
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2009.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: When first published, Charles Ziegler's The History of Russia was acclaimed as a source of information not easily found elsewhere, and as "clear, balanced, and insightful," by Rajan Menon of Lehigh University. Now Ziegler's remarkable volume returns, fully updated to be the work of choice for readers looking for an introduction to the history of the world's largest country. The History of Russia:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Ziegler
ISBN: 9780313363078 0313363072 9780313363085 0313363080
OCLC Number: 320194077
Description: xxvi, 252 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Timeline of historical events --
Russia and its people --
Kievan Russia and the Mongol experience --
Muscovite Russia, 1240-1613 --
Russia under the Romanovs : empire and expansion, 1613-1855 --
Reform, reaction, and revolution, 1855-1921 --
Building communism, 1921-1953 --
De-Stalinization and developed socialism, 1953-1985 --
Gorbachev, perestroika, and the collapse of communism --
Russia's search for democracy : the Yeltsin era --
Return to authoritarianism : Putin and after --
Notable people in the history of Russia --
Glossary of selected terms.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: Charles E. Ziegler.

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An updated edition of the acclaimed history of Russia, this new volume includes a wealth of material on events of the last decade.* Offers an updated timeline of significant events in the history of  Read more...

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