The Russian Century: The Births of a Nation : 1894-1994
Making extensive use of contemporary accounts, Moynahan traces Russia's turbulent 20th century, from the last days of tsarist rule to the Bolshevik Revolution, two world wars (and one cold one), and to the overthrow of the Communist regime. Simultaneously a political, social More...and oral history, this book will quickly become the preeminent short history of Russia's recent past.
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THE RUSSIAN CENTURY: Birth of a Nation: 1894-1994User Review - Kirkus
A spectacular, startling, and sometimes downright grisly chronicle, in words and pictures, of a bloody and tumultuous period. Alongside a stunning battery of photographs scoured from archives and ... Read full review
The Russian century: a photographic history of Russia's 100 yearsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
From the image of a nun drawing water near the Pontetayevsky Convent in 1904 to a shot of Russians joyfully swilling vodka in the post-Communist era, this photohistory offers an excellent overview of ... Read full review