by Oxford U.P .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||748|
Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month Russian History of o results for Books: History: Russia. Explore our list of Russian & Soviet History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Widely acclaimed as the best one-volume survey text available, A History of Russia presents the whole span of Russia's history, from the origins of the Kievan state and the building of an empire, to Soviet Russia, the successor states, and beyond.4/5(56). Trotsky's History of the Russian Revolution is a long, very complex, and extremely detailed treatment of the remarkably eventful period from February to October of Russia at the time was at war with Germany as part of an entente or three-country coalition that also included Great Britain and by:
The Verdict: Russian history books. Despite its intimidating size, Stephen Kotkin’s Waiting for Hitler is a gripping account of the twilight of the Revolution and the advent of : Brad Davies. Year One of the Russian Revolution by Victor Serge This was Serge’s first non-literary work, composed in the late s and, as he put it, “in detached fragments which could . Widely acclaimed as the best one-volume survey text available, A History of Russia presents the whole span of Russia's history, from the origins of the Kievan state and the building of an empire. 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.". Dominic Lieven, Trinity College, Cited by:
Books by Russian authors are prized possessions in most households. So, needing a book to read is never an issue here – the question is more about which book is best to start with. Here are 12 books that will give you a good foundation to learning about Russia and its history. The book is a centuries-spanning look at how debutantes and their rituals, from the antebellum South to modern-day Russia, have shaped marriage and womanhood in America and abroad. An interesting book, but calling it a history of Russia is a bit of a stretch. This is a history of culture and political views in Russia, but not a history of the country as a whole.4/5. This first volume of the Cambridge History of Russia covers the period from early ('Kievan') Rus' to the start of Peter the Great's reign in It surveys the development of Russia through the Mongol invasions to the expansion of the Muscovite state in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and deals with political, social, economic and cultural issues under the Riurikid and early Romanov rulers.