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A Brief History of Russia free pdf This is a comprehensive guide to the history and culture of Russia.The history of Russia, the world's largest nation - from its early beginnings in the ninth century when Rurik, a Varangian king, established the first Russian state near Kiev, to the current presidency of Vladimir Putin - is extensive and fascinating.Detailing the social, economic, and political changes and crises that the people of Russia have had to endure, "A Brief History of Russia" provides a comprehensive and accessible account of this vast country's history. A chronology, bibliography, suggested reading, and other helpful features enrich this invaluable book.Coverage includes: the conquest and rule of Russia by the Mongol Golden Horde- the reign of terror by Ivan the Terrible- the start of modernization under Peter the Great- the rise to the center of the European power under Catherine the Great- the Russian Revolution and the emergence of the superpower Soviet Union- the disintegration of the Soviet Union- and, the political, social, and economic problems that the country has faced since then.

About Michael Kort

Michael Kort is professor of social science at Boston University and holds a Ph.D. in history from New York University. He is the author of The Soviet Colossus: A History of the USSR, Sixth Edition and of Central Asian Republics and Russia, Third Edition in Chelsea House's Nations in Transition set. He lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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Author : Michael Kort
Publisher : Checkmark Books
Data Published : 15 August 2008
ISBN : 0816071136
EAN : 9780816071135
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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