9780195121797

A History of Russia

  • ISBN 13:

    9780195121797

  • ISBN 10:

    0195121791

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/11/1999
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Widely acclaimed as the best one-volume survey text available, A History of Russia presents the whole span of Russia's history, from the origins of the Kievan state and the building of an empire, to Soviet Russia, the successor states, and beyond. Drawing on both primary sources and major interpretive works, this sixth edition updates its existing coverage of the social, economic, cultural, political and miliary events of Russia's past and includes a new chapter on the post-Gorbachev era as well as helpful updated biblipgraphies and reading source lists. Examining contemporary issues such as the rise of Yeltsin, the nationalities question, and Russia's attempts to market capitalism, this sixth edition takes the study of Russia straight into the new millennium, continuing A History of Russia 's nearly forty-year track record as the leader in the field.

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