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The Penguin history of modern Russia : from Tsarism to the twenty-first century

Author: Robert Service
Publisher: [London], UK : Penguin Books, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Robert Service here presents a comprehensive overview of Russian history that treats the years from 1917 to 2009 and analyses the peculiar mixture of political, economic, and social ingredients that made up the Soviet compound.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Service
ISBN: 9780141981543 0141981547
OCLC Number: 926087871
Notes: Originally published by Allen Lane in 1997. Published in Penguin Books as A history of twentieth-century Russia in 1998. Second edition published as A history of modern Russia, with revisions in 2003. Third edition published under the current title with further revisions in 2009.
Description: xli, 712 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Other Titles: History of modern Russia
Responsibility: Robert Service.

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Russia's recent past has encompassed revolution, civil war, mass terror and two world wars, and the country is still undergoing huge change. This book discusses Russia's unresolved economic and  Read more...

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A remarkable work ... [it] demands to be read -- Adam Zamoyski * Spectator *

 
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