Moscow: An Illustrated History

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Hippocrene Books, 2003 - History - 243 pages
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As capital of the largest country in the world, Moscow, has experienced both glorious and turbulent times. Home to the Tsars and the site of the Bolshevik Revolution, it has also persisted as a thriving centre for culture and the arts. This volume succinctly recounts this city's political, economic, and cultural history, spanning the rise and fall of Imperial Russian and the Soviet Union up to today's era of democracy. Featuring 50 illustrations and photographs, this book is the perfect introduction to a city that continues to play a major part in world events.

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About the author (2003)

Kathleen Berton Murrell lived in Moscow for many years. She is the author of eight books on Russia.

Woods was born in Southeast Asia and lived there for 15 years, growing up immersed in the various cultures and languages of Southeast Asia highlanders. In 1994 he received his PhD in Southeast Asia History from the University of California. He currently serves as Associate Professor of history and Associate Dean at Boise State University.

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