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Russian history : a very short introduction

Author: Geoffrey A Hosking
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Very short introductions, 308.
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A leading international authority discusses all aspects of Russian history, from the struggle by the state to control society to the transformation of the nation into a multi-ethnic empire, Russia's relations with the West and the post-Soviet era.
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Genre/Form: History
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Handboeken (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey A Hosking
ISBN: 9780199580989 0199580987
OCLC Number: 749871165
Description: xvi, 154 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Kievan Rus and the Mongols --
The formation of the Muscovite state --
The Russian Empire and Europe --
The responsibilities and dangers of the empire --
Reform and revolution --
The Soviet Union's turbulent rise --
The Soviet Union : triumph, decline, and fall.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 308.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Hosking.
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