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History of Russia

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ISBN-10: 0300002475

ISBN-13: 9780300002478

Edition: 4th (Revised)

Authors: George Vernadsky

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List price: $34.00
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/10/1961
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Professor Emeritus George Vernadsky of Yale University was a Russian emigre who settled in the United States and became one of the foremost historians on the subject of his native land. His life, he said, fell into three periods. The first was his youth in Moscow, taking his degree from the University of Moscow, teaching Russian history at the University of Petrograd (1914--17) in the stimulating intellectual atmosphere of the former St. Petersburg, and finally, studying and teaching in the Urals and Crimea, where, he said, even the revolution did not unduly disturb the universities. His second period was seven years in exile, spent teaching in Constantinople, Athens, Prague, and Paris. In…