Rulers and Subjects: Government and People in Russia 1801-1991

Overview

This book is the study of governors and the governed, from 1801 until the end of the Soviet state. In charting the rocky course of that relationship, it devotes considerable attention to the two occasions when rebellion did succeed, placing them firmly in the context of 200 years of Russian history.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback (New Edition)
$25.95
BN.com price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (12) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $22.73   
  • Used (8) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

This book is the study of governors and the governed, from 1801 until the end of the Soviet state. In charting the rocky course of that relationship, it devotes considerable attention to the two occasions when rebellion did succeed, placing them firmly in the context of 200 years of Russian history.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"This excellent book will undoubtedly prove to be an invaluable textbook for undergraduate students."—British East-West Journal

"An outstanding book...Gooding has mastered the enormous literature on 19th and 20th century Russian history...A masterful presentation of material and interpretations familiar to those already working in the field."—Slavic and East European Journal

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340614051
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: A Hodder Arnold Publication
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

John Gooding, Honorary Fellow in History, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Russia at the beginning of the nineteenth century 1
2 Unreformed Russia, 1801-1855 28
3 Modernized Russia, 1855-1900 59
4 Saving tsarism, 1900-1914 91
5 Dual power and the Bolsheviks, 1914-1917 121
6 The power of the party, 1917-1928 163
7 Stalinism, 1929-1953 199
8 Khrushchev and communism, 1953-1964 236
9 Conservatism, 1964-1985 261
10 The success and failure of perestroika, 1985-1990 288
11 Disintegration, 1990-1991 321
Conclusion 349
Bibliography 354
Index 371
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)