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Russia A Historical Introduction from Kievan Rus' to the Present

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ISBN-10: 0813349850

ISBN-13: 9780813349855

Edition: 8th 2018

Authors: Christopher J. Ward, John Thompson, John Thompson

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This lucid account of Russian and Soviet history presents major trends and events from ancient Kievan Rus' to Vladimir Putin's renewed presidency in the twenty-first century. Russia does not shy away from controversial topics, including the impact of the Mongol conquest, the paradoxes of Peter the Great, the "inevitability" of the 1917 Revolution, the Stalinist terror, and the Gorbachev reform effort. Tackling those topics and others, the new edition is updated to discuss the Russia-Georgia war of 2008, the Euromaidan protests in Ukraine of 2013-2014, the war in eastern Ukraine, and the Russian annexation of Crimea. Distinguished by its brevity and amply supplemented with useful images and…    
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/25/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English