A History of Russia
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vanjr - LibraryThing
This is an academic textbook that covers the history of Rus/Russia to approximately 2010. Its covers both classic history but also culture of each time period. The authors are well read and sometimes ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gmicksmith - LibraryThing
One of my undergraduate history texts for the history of Russia. Still useful for me although a bit dated now for a specialist. It has a good summary of the Decembrists (pp. 355-57, 359). Alexander II ... Read full review