Exploring Russias Past: From Prehistory to 1850 v. 1

Exploring Russias Past: From Prehistory to 1850 v. 1

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For one-/two-semester, undergraduate courses in Russian History. Exploring Russia's Past is a two-volume source-based text that views Russia in all its dimensions-as a nation, a civilization, and an empire. The text examines all aspects of Russian society-politics, law, foreign affairs, social status, gender relations, religion, culture, and economy; and looks at Russia from the vantage point of world history-continually situating Russia in the context of trends and developments across the Eurasian continent. In addition to a concise narrative history, this text also features an integrated and coherent collection of primary text and visual documents.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 172.7 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 430.92g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130653632
  • 9780130653635

Table of contents

1. Inner Eurasia before the Slavic Era, Pre-history-500. 2. Origins of an East Slavic Civilization, 500-1000. 3. Kiev Rus, 1000-1237. 4. The Eastern Slavs in the Mongol Empire, 1237-1360. 5. The Rise of Moscow, 1350s-1460s. 6. The Making of the Muscovite State: 1460s-1560s. 7. The Collapse and Recovery of Muscovy, 1560-1620. 8. Muscovite Imperial Expansion, 1620-1700. 9. Russia Becomes a European "Great Power," 1700-1750. 10. Russia in the Age of Enlightenment, 1750-1815. 11. Russia in the Age of Conservatism, 1815-1856.show more

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