Russia : A 1,000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East

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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 more

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  • Paperback | 611 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 40mm | 619.99g
  • Overlook Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, maps, black & white plates, colour plates
  • 1468305018
  • 9781468305012
  • 1,064,828

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"Sixsmith immerses readers in the Russian landscape and peoples with descriptions of places he's visited and quotations of poetry . . . Sixsmith effectively updates the continuities of Russian history, motivating readers to check out such scholarly surveys as Russia and the Russians, by Geoffrey Hosking."---"Booklist"show more

About Martin Sixsmith

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 more