skip to content
A history of Russia Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A history of Russia

Author: Walter Moss
Publisher: London : Anthem, 2005.
Series: Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Moss's engaging historical account includes full treatment of politics, economics, foreign affairs and wars, and also of everyday life, women, legal developments, religion, literature, art and popular culture. This fully-revised edition features new text and illustrations.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Moss
ISBN: 0857287397 9780857287397
OCLC Number: 860624429
Notes: Previous edition: New York; London: McGraw-Hill, 1997.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 643 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Front Matter; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Maps; List of Illustrations; Preface to the Second Edition; A Note to Students; Main Matter; Chapter 1: Russia: Geography, Peoples, and Premodern Developments; The Land: Physical Features, Climate, and Resources; Geography's Impact on Colonization and National Identity; The Peoples; Ancient Rus to 1855: A Summary of Major Historical Developments; Suggested Sources; Part One: Late Imperial Russia, 1855-1917; Chapter 2: Alexander II, Reformism, and Radicalism; Alexander II: The Man and His Times. Emancipation of the SerfsAdditional Reforms; Autocracy and Its Opponents; Suggested Sources; Chapter 3: Reactionary Politics, Economic Modernization, and Political Opposition, 1881-1905; Alexander III and Pobedonostsev: The Autocrat and His Chief Adviser; Reactionary Policies of Alexander III; Policies of Economic Modernization, 1881-1903; Nicholas II and the Politics of Reaction, 1894-1904; Public Opinion and Political Opposition, 1881-1904; Suggested Sources; Chapter 4: Russian Imperial and Foreign Policy, 1856-1905; The Far East, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Alaska, 1856-1895. Europe, the Poles, and Russia's Western Nationalities, 1856-1875Crisis in the Balkans and the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878; European Relations, 1881-1905; Nationalities, Russification, and Discrimination, 1881-1905; Russian Advances in Asia and the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905; Suggested Sources; Chapter 5: Revolution or Evolution? Politics and War, 1905-1917; The 1905 Revolution: From Bloody Sunday to the October Manifesto; Continuing Disorders and Duma Preparation; The First Two Dumas and the Appointment of Stolypin; Stolypin's Land Policies. The Third and Fourth Dumas, and the Death of StolypinThe Radical Opposition, 1907-1914; Russian Foreign Policy, 1906-1914; Tsarist Russia and World War I, 1914-1916; Conclusion; Suggested Sources; Chapter 6: Economics and Society, 1855-1917; Population, Towns, and Urban Society; Entrepreneurs and Civil Society; Economic Growth; Industrial and Urban Workers; Nobles and Peasants; Food and Drinking; Famine and Diseases; Women and Family Life; Legal Developments; Suggested Sources; Chapter 7: Religion and Culture, 1855-1917; Russian Orthodoxy and the State. The Non-Orthodox and Other Challenges to Traditional OrthodoxyEducation and Scholarship; Literature; Art and Architecture; Music; Diagilev and Artistic Cross-Fertilization; Popular Culture; Suggested Sources; Part Two: Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917-1991; Chapter 8: The 1917 Revolutions; The March Revolution and the Fall of the Romanovs; Dual Power; Lenin's Return and Leninism; Political Realignment; Deepening of the Revolution, May-September; The Bolsheviks, Classes, and Nationalities; The November Revolution: The Bolsheviks Come to Power; Analysis of the November Revolution.
Series Title: Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies.
Responsibility: Walter G. Moss. Volume II, Since 1855. Vol. 2, 1855 onwards.

Abstract:

Moss's engaging historical account includes full treatment of politics, economics, foreign affairs and wars, and also of everyday life, women, legal developments, religion, literature, art and popular culture. This fully-revised edition features new text and illustrations.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/860624429> # A history of Russia
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "860624429" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/947.08/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9438466669#Place/russia_federation> ; # Russia (Federation)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9438466669#Place/soviet_union> ; # Soviet Union
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210281> ; # Soviet Union.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1262050> ; # Russia (Federation)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207312> ; # Russia.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9438466669#Place/russia> ; # Russia
    schema:bookEdition "2nd ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/56890134> ; # Walter Moss
    schema:datePublished "2005" ;
    schema:description "Front Matter; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Maps; List of Illustrations; Preface to the Second Edition; A Note to Students; Main Matter; Chapter 1: Russia: Geography, Peoples, and Premodern Developments; The Land: Physical Features, Climate, and Resources; Geography's Impact on Colonization and National Identity; The Peoples; Ancient Rus to 1855: A Summary of Major Historical Developments; Suggested Sources; Part One: Late Imperial Russia, 1855-1917; Chapter 2: Alexander II, Reformism, and Radicalism; Alexander II: The Man and His Times."@en ;
    schema:description "Moss's engaging historical account includes full treatment of politics, economics, foreign affairs and wars, and also of everyday life, women, legal developments, religion, literature, art and popular culture. This fully-revised edition features new text and illustrations."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/9438466669> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9438466669#Series/anthem_series_on_russian_east_european_and_eurasian_studies> ; # Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9438466669#CreativeWork/> ;
    schema:name "A history of Russia"@en ;
    schema:productID "860624429" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/860624429#PublicationEvent/london_anthem_2005> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9438466669#Agent/anthem> ; # Anthem
    schema:url <http://www.dawsonera.com/depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S9780857287397> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=4179634> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=876481> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780857287397> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/860624429> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9438466669#Place/russia_federation> # Russia (Federation)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Russia (Federation)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9438466669#Series/anthem_series_on_russian_east_european_and_eurasian_studies> # Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/860624429> ; # A history of Russia
    schema:name "Anthem series on Russian, East European and Eurasian studies." ;
    schema:name "Anthem Series on Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207312> # Russia.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Russia." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210281> # Soviet Union.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Soviet Union." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1262050> # Russia (Federation)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Russia (Federation)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/56890134> # Walter Moss
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Moss" ;
    schema:givenName "Walter" ;
    schema:name "Walter Moss" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780857287397>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0857287397" ;
    schema:isbn "9780857287397" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.