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History of Russia (06 Edition)

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Roger Bartlett traces the history of Russia from its beginnings in Kiev Russia, through the Muscovite and Imperial, Soviet and post-Soviet periods, to the end of the twentieth century. While offering a broad perspective on Russia's historical development, Bartlett focuses on the origins of Russian political culture and the place of the majority peasant population in the Russian/Soviet polity.

Synopsis:

A concise history of Russia from its beginnings in Kiev Rus through to the twenty-first century.

About the Author

ROGER BARTLETT is Professor Emeritus of Russian History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London.

Table of Contents

List of Maps * List of Tables * List of Illustrations * Preface * Acknowledgments * Note on Transliteration, Names and Dates * Introduction: The Geographical Setting * The Origins to 1600: Kiev and Sarai * 1300-1600: Moscow and Novgorod: The Emergence of Empire and Autocratic Rule * 1600-1760: Moscow and St Petersburg: Muscovy and the Petrine Empire * 1760-1860: Russia and Europe: Apogee and Decline of the Autocratic State * 1860-1917: Europe and Russia: Stabilisation and Collapse of the Autocratic State * 1917-53: Russian Empire and Soviet Union: From Pariah to Superpower * 1953-91: The Soviet Union as World Power: Retreat from Utopia * 1991-the Present: The Russian Federation and CIS: Democracy and Free Market? * Notes * Further Reading * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780333632642
Author:
Bartlett, Roger
Publisher:
Palgrave He, Print UK
Author:
Bartlett, Roger P.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Soviet Union History.
Subject:
Russia History.
Subject:
Russia-General Russian History
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
505
Dimensions:
8.62 x 5.46 x 0.7 in

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History and Social Science » Linguistics » Specific Languages and Groups
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History and Social Science » Russia » General Russian History
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Reference » Words Phrases and Language

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