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Russia: a short history.

by Michael T. Florinsky

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 635-641.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK41 .F6 1964
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 653 p.
      Number of Pages653
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5912211M
      LC Control Number64014037

      The history of Russia begins with the histories of the East Slavs. The traditional start-date of specifically Russian history is the establishment of the Rus' state in the north in ruled by Vikings. Staraya Ladoga and Novgorod became the first major cities of the new union of immigrants from Scandinavia with the Slavs and Finno-Ugrians. In Prince Oleg of Novgorod seized Kiev, thereby.   I’ve just received the advance author’s copy of the UK version of my new book ‘A Short History of Russia‘ (all Russian history in pages!). Because of the impact on COVID on the world of the physical bookshop, in the UK publication with Ebury Press (Penguin Random House) is being delayed until February (instead of the end of April, as originally intended), but it is still.

      ‘For any student trying to get a grasp of the essentials of Russian history this book is the place to start. To cover everything from the origins of the Russian people to the collapse of the Soviet Union in one short book requires great skill, but Paul Bushkovitch is one of the leading experts on Russian history in the world and he manages this task with great insight and panache.’Cited by:   There are many decent and easy to read books about Russia and Russian history, but since Russian history is very controversial topic which mainly composed of politically and ideologically charged interpretations, you should focus on "understand.

        A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Parmele, Mary Platt, Title: A Short History of Russia Language: English: LoC Class: DK: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Russia, Former Soviet Republics, Poland: audio books by Jane Austen Cited by: 1. In , Stone published a book on Turkish history, from the 11th century to the present day, Turkey: A Short History. Views. Stone was criticised for an obituary he wrote in for the London Review of Books of E. H. Carr, denouncing Carr's support of the Soviet Alma mater: Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge .


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