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The Resource Russia : the once and future empire from pre-history to Putin, Philip Longworth

Russia : the once and future empire from pre-history to Putin, Philip Longworth

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Russia : the once and future empire from pre-history to Putin
Title
Russia
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the once and future empire from pre-history to Putin
Statement of responsibility
Philip Longworth
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Through the centuries, Russia has swung sharply between successful expansionism, catastrophic collapse, and spectacular recovery. This illuminating history traces these dramatic cycles of boom and bust from the late Neolithic age to Ivan the Terrible, and from the height of Communism to the truncated Russia of today."--BOOK JACKET
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Summary
A study of the origins and evolution of modern Russia traces the tumultuous history of the region through the rise and fall of four consecutive empires--Kievan, Muscovite, Romanov, and Soviet
Writing style
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176535
Cataloging source
DLC
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1933-
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Longworth, Philip
Dewey number
947
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1933-
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Longworth, Philip
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True
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  • Russia
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia (Federation)
Target audience
adult
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the once and future empire from pre-history to Putin
Label
Russia : the once and future empire from pre-history to Putin, Philip Longworth
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Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain by John Murray (Publishers), a division of Hodder Headline, under the title Russia's empires: their rise and fall: from prehistory to Putin"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-377) and index
Contents
The Russians : who are they? -- The first Russian state -- Reincarnation -- The foundations of an empire -- Ivan IV and the first imperial expansion -- The crash -- Recovery -- Peter the Great and the breakthrough to the west -- Glorious expansion -- The romantic age of empire -- Descent to destruction -- The construction of a juggernaut -- The high tide of Soviet imperialism -- Autopsy on a deceased empire -- Reinventing Russia
Control code
000040503159
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
vii, 398 p.
Isbn
9780312360412
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Russia : the once and future empire from pre-history to Putin, Philip Longworth
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain by John Murray (Publishers), a division of Hodder Headline, under the title Russia's empires: their rise and fall: from prehistory to Putin"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-377) and index
Contents
The Russians : who are they? -- The first Russian state -- Reincarnation -- The foundations of an empire -- Ivan IV and the first imperial expansion -- The crash -- Recovery -- Peter the Great and the breakthrough to the west -- Glorious expansion -- The romantic age of empire -- Descent to destruction -- The construction of a juggernaut -- The high tide of Soviet imperialism -- Autopsy on a deceased empire -- Reinventing Russia
Control code
000040503159
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
vii, 398 p.
Isbn
9780312360412
Other physical details
ill., maps

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