Kievan Russia / Edition 1

Kievan Russia / Edition 1

by George Vernadsky, G. Vernadsky
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300016476

ISBN-13: 9780300016475

Pub. Date: 09/10/1973

Publisher: Yale University Press

Kievan Russia was originally published in a clothbound edition in 1948 as volume two in George Vernadsky's comprehensive series, A History of Russia. It is now available for the first time in a paperbound edition. At the time of its publication Kievan Russia received the following reviews:

"The account of this little-know chapter of Russian history is based on a

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Kievan Russia was originally published in a clothbound edition in 1948 as volume two in George Vernadsky's comprehensive series, A History of Russia. It is now available for the first time in a paperbound edition. At the time of its publication Kievan Russia received the following reviews:

"The account of this little-know chapter of Russian history is based on a formidable mass of Slavic Byzantine, Germanic, and Oriental (notably Arabic and Persian_ sources. Much of this material is new, and the thorough utilization of all primary and secondary literature accumulated since Kluchevsky wrote his great history easily makes this volume the definitive study of the Kievan period in the English language. There is hardly an aspect of the life of Russia at that time which remains untouched, and the scope of the author's interests and erudition is indeed impressive....When all is said, Vernadsky's filling a definite gap in American historical literature."-The Annals

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300016475
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/10/1973
Series:
History of Russia Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
430
Sales rank:
889,532
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.96(d)

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