2 edition of Russia: a short history found in the catalog.
Russia: a short history
Michael T. Florinsky
Bibliography: p. 681-688
|Statement||[by] Michael T. Florinsky|
|LC Classifications||DK41 .F6 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 699 p.|
|Number of Pages||699|
|LC Control Number||69-18818|
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In A Short History of Russia, Mark Galeotti explores the history of this fascinating, glorious, desperate and exasperating country through two intertwined issues: the way successive influences from beyond its borders have shaped Russia, and the way Russians came to terms with this influence, writing and rewriting their past to understand their present and try to influence their future.
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Florinsky's history of Russia, focusing on the 19th and early 20th centuries in particular, is the seminal work in English on the topic, encyclopedic in its ambitiousness. Of course, later histories relying upon newer information and archives, and providing a later perspective, move beyond Florinsky in some detail, but none are as magisterial, informed, and fair as this great by: 6.
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Russia: a short history by Michael T. Florinsky,Macmillan edition, in English - 2d by: 6. Russian historian Abraham Ascher offers a skillful blend of engaging narrative and fresh analysis in this concise introduction to Russian history.
Newly updated on the th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, it covers the growing political tensions between Russia and its neighbours, and the country's increasingly complex relationship. Genre/Form: Festschriften History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Florinsky, Michael T., Russia: a short history.
New York, Macmillan . Russia: a short history. [Abraham Ascher] -- Distinguished Professor Emeritus Abraham Ascher offers a skilful blend of engaging narrative and fresh analysis in this concise introduction to Russian history.
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A Short History Of Modern Russia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(2). As with most of the books on this list, Service’s book provides a picture of Russia beyond the individual – the dissolution of the Russian Empire, the brief liberal bloom as embodied by Kerensky’s government, the Bolshevik uprising – but the Author: Brad Davies.
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”.
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Russia’s epic and dramatic history told in an accessible, lively and short form, from Ivan the Terrible to Vladimir Putin via Catherine the Great, the Russian Revolution and the fall of the USSR.
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The History of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolsheviks): Short Course (Russian: история всесоюзной коммунистической партии (большевиков): краткий курс), translated to English under the title History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks): Short Course, Publisher: OGIZ Gosizdat (first edition).
The history of Russia begins with the histories of the East Slavs, Turkic and the Finno-Ugric peoples. The traditional start-date of specifically Russian history is the establishment of the Rus' state in the north in ruled by Vikings.
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Brief Overview of the History of Russia The area that is today the country of Russia has been inhabited by people for thousands of years. The first modern state in Russia was founded in by King Rurik of the Rus, who was made the ruler of Novgorod. Some years later, the Rus conquered the city of Kiev and started the kingdom of the Kievan Rus.
I’ve just received the advance author’s copy of the UK version of my new book ‘A Short History of Russia‘ (all Russian history in pages!). Because of the impact on COVID on the world of the physical bookshop, in the UK publication with Ebury Press (Penguin Random House) is being delayed until February (instead of the end of April, as originally.
Newly updated on the th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, Russia: A Short History begins with the origins of the first Slavic state, and continues to the present-day tensions between Russia and its neighbours, the rise of Vladimir Putin, and the increasingly complex relationship with the United States.
A peaceful end to a long and sometimes bloody history. Many Baltic States would declare their independence and break away from Russia. Russia is a federation of republics, provinces, territories, and districts, all controlled by the government in Moscow.
The head of state is a president elected by the people. President of Russia Vladimir Putin. ‘For any student trying to get a grasp of the essentials of Russian history this book is the place to start. To cover everything from the origins of the Russian people to the collapse of the Soviet Union in one short book requires great skill, but Paul Bushkovitch is one of the leading experts on Russian history in the world and he manages this task with great insight and panache.’Cited by: InStone published a book on Turkish history, from the 11th century to the present day, Turkey: A Short History.
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