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A brief history of Russia ..

by Frances A. Shaw

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Published by Osgood in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: The Eastern question.

SeriesThe Eastern question
The Physical Object
Pagination123 p.
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24341872M
OCLC/WorldCa9023650

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pokrovskiĭ, M.N. (Mikhail Nikolaevich), Brief history of Russia. Orono, Me.] University. The history of Russia, the world's largest nation from its early beginnings in the ninth century when Rurik, a Varangian king, established the first Russian state near Kiev, to the current presidency of Vladimir Putin is extensive and ing the social, economic, and political changes and crises that the people of Russia have had to endure, A Brief History of Russia provides a 4/5(1).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pokrovskiĭ, M.N. (Mikhail Nikolaevich), Brief history of Russia. London: Martin Lawrence. Detailing the social, economic, and political changes and crises that the people of Russia have had to endure, A Brief History of Russia provides a comprehensive and accessible account of this vast country’s history. A chronology, bibliography, suggested reading, and other helpful features enrich this invaluable book. Coverage includes.

This short history has been compiled from the study of a number of other works, in particular H.A.L. Fisher's "History of Europe", Paul Crowson's "A History of the Russian People", and William L. Langer's "Encyclopaedia of World History”. In it the histories of the other Slav peoples is touched upon sufficiently, it . Accessible to students, tourists and general readers alike, this book provides a broad overview of Russian history since the ninth century. Paul Bushkovitch emphasizes the enormous changes in the understanding of Russian history resulting from the end of the Soviet Union in Since then, new material has come to light on the history of the Soviet era, providing new conceptions of Russia's.


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A Brief history does what it says it will: it gives a broad look at Russian history, including important artists and thinkers, as well as the usual political and military suspects. I was a bit annoyed with the author's tone, though; he basically puts Russia down from the beginning to the end of the book/5.

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Staraya Ladoga and Novgorod became the first major cities of the new union of immigrants from Scandinavia with the Slavs and Finno-Ugrians. The book traces not only the political history of Russia, but also developments in its literature, art and science.

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Sukhanov, a left- Menshevik hostile to. A good concise reading of the history of Russia. The text moves very rapidly through most of the history. A book of more detail wild produce a much larger volume.

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