The History of Russia

The History of Russia

Book - 2009
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An updated edition of the acclaimed history of Russia, this new volume includes a wealth of material on events of the last decade.


• Offers an updated timeline of significant events in the history of Russia and an expanded bibliography of print and online resources

• Includes images not seen in the previous edition


An updated edition of the acclaimed history of Russia, this new volume includes a wealth of material on events of the last decade.



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This short history of Russia covers ancient times through the events of 1998. It discusses political, economic, social, and cultural aspects of each period through the Yeltsin era, and offers a timeline of events, b&w historical and contemporary photos, short biographical notes on key people, a glossary, and a bibliographic essay. This second edition pays special attention to the fall of the Soviet Union and the leadership of Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, and Vladimir Putin. There is a new chapter on the last ten years, plus an expanded chapter on the Yeltsin Era. The book is accessible to students and general readers. Ziegler is professor of political science at the University of Louisville. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, c2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780313363078
Branch Call Number: 947 ZIE
Characteristics: xxvi, 252 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm

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