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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Putin and the Rise of Russia

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When the Soviet Union collapsed, the world was left wondering about its destiny. In spite of the losses incurred, Russia is still a power with vast military inventories and an energy giant whose oil reserves will last, at present rates of exploitation, for more than 30 years, and with natural gas for more than 180 years. Questions abound as to what constitutes Russia's national interest, especially now, as a result of the conflict in South Ossetia. With Vladimir Putin no longer president, many Russians fear instability and insecurity. But the outside world, too, keeps wondering what will happen next. It is a defining moment for Russia, with far-reaching implications for the rest of the world.

Michael Stuermer has observed at close quarters the former president as he steered his country out of the chaos of the post-Yeltsin years. his authoritative new history of modern Russia considers the future for a country striving to be, once again, a great power with global reach.

Synopsis:

An expert contemporary history of Vladimir Putin and Russia‘s resurgent role in world affairs.

About the Author

Michael Stuermer is Professor of History at the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard, the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton, the Sorbonne, the University of Toronto and the Institute for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

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ISBN:
9781605981314
Author:
Stuermer, Michael
Publisher:
Pegasus Books
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Russia (pre & post Soviet Union)
Subject:
Russia-General Russian History
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Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
26 black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in

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