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    DescriptionCombining in-depth research with his personal experiences as the BBC Moscow correspondent for almost twenty years, Sixsmith tells Russia's full and fascinating story, from its foundation in the last years of the tenth century to the first years of the twenty-first, skillfully tracing the conundrums of modern Russia to their roots in its troubled past. Covering politics, music, literature and art, he explores the myths Russians have created from their history. Marking the twentieth anniversary of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, "Russia" is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the complex political landscape of Russia and its unique place in the modern world.


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    Title
    Russia
    Subtitle
    A 1,000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin Sixsmith
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 611
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781590207239
    ISBN 10: 1590207238
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVUA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    DC21: 947
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS032000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET180
    Ingram Theme: CULT/RUSSIA
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: H5
    DC22: 947
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A15204060
    LC subject heading: ,
    Abridged Dewey: 947
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DK40 .S59 2012
    BISAC region code: 1.6.16.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NHD
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBDR, 1DTA
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Overlook Press
    Imprint name
    Overlook Press
    Publication date
    15 March 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    MARTIN SIXSMITH is the author of "Moscow Coup: The Death of the Soviet System, The Litvinenko file: The True Story of a Death Foretold, " and two novels. Educated at Harvard, Oxford, and the Sorbonne, he was the BBC Moscow correspondent for many years.
    Review quote
    "This entertaining, informative book presents a sweeping portrait of the entirety of Russian history from the founding of the first state on Russian soil in the ninth century to the present."--"--CHOICE"