Russia: A Primary Source Cultural Guide
Russia has had a unique history. From its conquest by early Mongols to its official independence after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, this fascinating country entices and intrigues all who come in contact with it. Readers will learn about the stunning architecture of the Kremlin and St. Petersburg; famous artists, writers, and composers like Kandinsky, Tolstoy, and Tchaikovsky; the many ethnic groups in the country; the influence of religions; what daily life, school, and work are like; and much more in this informative book about a mesmerizing country.
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