The History of Russia: To 1855 v. 1

The History of Russia: To 1855 v. 1

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Riasanovsky's "History of Russia" has defined the market and set a standard for accurate, balanced interpretation, and attention to political, social, and cultural history and international relations. Featuring a new co-author, Mark Steinberg, this seventh edition includes more information on the politics and economics of post-Socialism and on post-Soviet society and culture. Volume one covers early Russia through the nineteenth-century.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 164 x 230 x 22mm | 680.4g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • numerous halftones and maps
  • 0195153928
  • 9780195153927

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"Nicholas Riasanovsky and Mark Steinberg's new two-volume A History of Russia is a masterpiece, as comprehensive and scholarly as its previous editions but now updated to include chapters on contemporary-or at least late 20th century-Russian politics, society, culture, and the arts. There can be few single texts that deal more carefully with so great a range of historical eras, and few that do so while covering so broad a spectrum."-Catherine Merridale, University of London for the London Times Book Review, February 24, 2006show more

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