Leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union: From the Romanov Dynasty to Vladimir Putin / Edition 1

Leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union: From the Romanov Dynasty to Vladimir Putin / Edition 1

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by John Paxton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1579581323

ISBN-13: 9781579581329

Pub. Date: 06/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This reference work surveys the leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union- from Michael, the first Romanov tsar in 1613, through the creation and dissolution of the Soviet Union, to the present day President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. Chronologically arranged, these biographies paint a thorough yet succinct portrait of 30 leaders including discussion

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This reference work surveys the leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union- from Michael, the first Romanov tsar in 1613, through the creation and dissolution of the Soviet Union, to the present day President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. Chronologically arranged, these biographies paint a thorough yet succinct portrait of 30 leaders including discussion about the family and education of each ruler, important legislation, events, and wars under each leader's rule; and each leader's achievements and impact on Russia or the Soviet Union.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579581329
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

End of "time of troubles"
1Michael1
2Alexis5
3Fyodor III9
4Ivan V11
5Sophia as regent13
6Peter I (the great)15
7Catherine I27
8Peter II29
9Anna31
10Ivan VI33
11Elizabeth35
12Peter III37
13Catherine II (the great)39
14Paul51
15Alexander I55
16Nicholas I61
17Alexander II69
18Alexander III77
19Nicholas II81
February revolution
20Kerensky95
21Lenin99
22Stalin107
23Malenkov113
24Khrushchev117
25Brezhnev123
26Andropov127
27Chernenko131
28Gorbachev133
Break-up of the Soviet Union
29Yeltsin139
30Putin143

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