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Companion to Russian Studies An Introduction to Russian History

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ISBN-10: 0521280389

ISBN-13: 9780521280389

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert Auty, Dimitri Obolensky

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An introduction, complete in one volume, to the history of Russia from medieval times to the fall of Khrushchev and beyond. A study of the geographical setting in which the Russian state grew to its present super-power status is followed by five chapters which discuss the political, social, and economic history of the country, and four final chapters examine respectively the role of the Church, Soviet government and politics, the economy of the Soviet state, and the international relations of the USSR. Each chapter has been specially commissioned for this volume, and the writers are acknowledged experts in their fields. Every chapter is followed by a guide to further reading. This is…    
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Book details

List price: $57.00
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/16/1981
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

List of maps
Preface
Transliteration table
The geographical setting
Kievan Russia
Appanage and Muscovite Russia
Imperial Russia: Peter I to Nicholas I
Imperial Russia: Alexander II to the Revolution
Soviet Russia
The Church
The structure of the Soviet state: government and politics
The structure of the Soviet state: the economy
The Soviet Union and its neighbours Hugh
Appendix
Index