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rise of Russia

Robert Wallace

rise of Russia

by Robert Wallace

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Published by Time-LifeInternational .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Wallace and the editors of Time-Life books.
SeriesGreat ages of man
ContributionsTime-Life books.
The Physical Object
Pagination183p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19144573M

This is the first work to set one of the great bloodless revolutions of the twentieth century in its proper historical context. John Dunlop pays particular attention to Yeltsin’s role in opposing the covert resurgence of Communist interests in post-coup Russia, and faces the possibility that new institutions may not survive long enough to sink roots in a traditionally undemocratic culture. Putting aside ""awe and presupposition,"" Mr. Wallace (author of the recent well-received The World of Leonardo) and the Time-Life factorium have produced a comprehensive (and appreciative) popular history of Russia from pre-history through the reign of Peter the Great. The text integrates political events, cultural process and the structure of society; it is adorned with .

Russians are very proud of their literature. 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.   Masha Gessen's new book traces the rise of repressive nationalism. Looks like you’re using a browser we don’t support. To improve your visit to our site, take a minute and upgrade your browser.

This is the first work to set one of the great bloodless revolutions of the twentieth century in its proper historical context. John Dunlop pays particular attention to Yeltsin's role in opposing the covert resurgence of Communist interests in post-coup Russia, and faces the possibility that new institutions may not survive long enough to sink roots in a traditionally undemocratic culture. A book “devoted to nothing more than his ideas themselves would arguably not need to be written,” Bassin notes, given their speculative, unscienti fi c, and mystical character. What needs explaining is their peculiar impact on politics and on academic and popular discourse in contemporary Russia. Bassin probes how Gumilev’s obscurantist.


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Get this from a library. Rise of Russia. [Robert Wallace; Time-Life Books.] -- Striking illustrtions enhance this concise social, political, cultural, and religious history of Russia from the 9th century through the reign of Peter the Great. “A real insiders’ story of Russia’s post–Soviet ’counterrevolution’—an important and timely book.” —Anne Applebaum, author of Gulag “This dazzling book flags up the conflicts over ideas, morality, and national destiny in Moscow politics from Gorbachev to Putin—a triumph of narrative skill and historical empathy based on.

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CHAPTER 18 - The Rise of Russia CHAPTER SUMMARY - The rise of the Russian Empire, unlike the rise of Western colonial empires, although altering power balances through Eurasia, involved only limited commercial exchange.

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The prolific Mezrich (Seven Wonders,etc.), author of Bringing Down the House () and The Accidental Billionaires (), takes a sprawling, episodic approach to portraying the brutally absurdist era spanning Boris Yeltsin's and Vladimir Putin's Price: $   Ed Lucas of the Economist was an early voice on that savior complex; his book “The New Cold War,” published inreads now as a Author: Susan B.

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Vladimir Putin has crafted a careful narrative about his rise to power and rescuing of Russia. The trouble, says author and academic Simon Pirani, is it isn’t true. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wallace, Robert, Rise of Russia.

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