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Russia: a short history

Author: Michael T Florinsky
Publisher: [New York] Macmillan [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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A survey of Russia's development from a valley culture in the ninth century through the Czechoslovakian crisis of 1968.
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Genre/Form: History
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Florinsky, Michael T., 1894-1981.
Russia: a short history.
[New York] Macmillan [1969]
(OCoLC)600854178
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael T Florinsky
OCLC Number: 13048
Description: xiii, 699 pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits 24 cm
Contents: PART ONE: 862-1533: The Kievan state: IX-XII Centuries --
The Cleavage: XII-XIII Centuries, Southwest and Northeast; Novgorod and Pskov --
Russia and the Mongols, XIII-XV Centuries --
Unification under Moscow, XIV-XV Centuries --
The Muscovite State, 1462-1533 --
PART TWO: 1533-1696: Ivan IV the Dread, 1533-1584 --
The great upheaval, 1584-1613 --
The Seventeenth Century, I --
The Seventeenth Century, II --
PART THREE: 1696-1801: Russia becomes an empire: Peter I, 1696-1725 --
The doldrums, 1725-1761 --
The Age of Enlightenment, 1762-1800 --
PART FOUR: 1801-1917: The new era: Alexander I, 1801-1825 --
The reaction, Nicholas I, 1825-1855 --
Reforms and counter-reforms: Alexander II and Alexander III, 1855-1894 --
Closing years of the Empire: 1895-1914 --
Letters, arts, and science, 1800-1914 --
Imperial Russia and the First World War, 1914-February, 1917 --
The Revolution, February-October, 1917 --
PART FIVE: October 15, 1917-1939 : The Soviets take over, 1917-1923 --
The Stalin Era, 1924-1939: government --
The Stalin Era, 1924-1939: economics --
The Stalin Era, 1924-1939: foreign relations --
PART SIX: MARCH 1939-1968: The Soviet Union and the World War II, 1939-1945 --
End of the Stalin Era, 1945-1953 --
After Stalin: the first decade --
'Collective leadership, ' 1964-1968 --
Letters, arts, and science, 1917-1968. --
Concluding remarks.
Responsibility: [by] Michael T. Florinsky.

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A survey of Russia's development from a valley culture in the ninth century through the Czechoslovakian crisis of 1968.

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