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A traveller's history of Russia

Author: Peter Neville; Denis Judd; David Woodroffe
Publisher: New York [N.Y.] : Interlink Books, 2006.
Series: Traveller's history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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This book provides a comprehensive survey of Russia's tragic and glorious history from prehistory through glasnost and the fall of the Soviet Union right up to the present day. The book begins with prehistoric Russia and its nomadic invaders, and covers the rise of Muscovy with its colorful panoply of rulers from Ivan Moneybags to Ivan the Terrible, despotism of the Romanovs, and the Russian Revolution. Then follows  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Neville; Denis Judd; David Woodroffe
ISBN: 9781566566452 1566566452
OCLC Number: 65428970
Notes: "Fifth edition, fully revised and updated"--Cover.
Description: viii, 331 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: The coming of the Slavs --
The bloody swamp of Mongol slavery --
The rise of Muscovy, 1265-1462 --
The time of troubles --
Years of recovery, 1613-1682 --
The reign of Peter the Great, 1689-1725 --
The era of empresses, 1725-1762 --
Catherine the Great, 1762-1796 --
Tsarism in crisis, 1796-1855 --
Reform and reaction, 1855-1894 --
War and revolution, 1894-1917 --
The evolution of the Communist state, 1917-1924 --
Russian under Stalin, 1924-1953 --
The USSR since Stalin --
The USSR in the Eighties --
The end of the Soviet Union --
Grand princes and tsars --
Prime ministers, People's Chairman, general secretaries, and presidents --
Chronology of major events --
Historical gazetteer.
Series Title: Traveller's history.
Other Titles: Russia
Responsibility: Peter Neville ; line drawings, David Woodroffe.

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This book provides a comprehensive survey of Russia's tragic and glorious history from prehistory through glasnost and the fall of the Soviet Union right up to the present day. The book begins with prehistoric Russia and its nomadic invaders, and covers the rise of Muscovy with its colorful panoply of rulers from Ivan Moneybags to Ivan the Terrible, despotism of the Romanovs, and the Russian Revolution. Then follows an account of the rise of the Soviet state, its world role and recent changes. The up-to-the-minute conclusion analyzes the Soviet collapse and its devolution into 15 separate republics, the tragedy of the Chechen War, and Vladimir Putin's election.

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