Russia, 2nd Edition: A Short History

Russia, 2nd Edition: A Short History

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by Abraham Ascher
     
 

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From the emergence of the first Slavic state to the election of new President Dmitry Medvedev, this is a concise and thoughtful guide to the complex and turbulent history of Russia and its people. Paying particular attention to the implications of a future without Putin at its helm, Abraham Ascher provides a skilful blend of detail and analysis for all the key… See more details below

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From the emergence of the first Slavic state to the election of new President Dmitry Medvedev, this is a concise and thoughtful guide to the complex and turbulent history of Russia and its people. Paying particular attention to the implications of a future without Putin at its helm, Abraham Ascher provides a skilful blend of detail and analysis for all the key points in Russian history, from the Bolshevik Revolution to the coup that ousted Gorbachev. Newly updated to cover Russia’s growing economic stature as well as the mounting divergence between Russia and the US’s foreign policy stance, this stimulating introduction will prove useful and enlightening for students, scholars, and travelers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851686131
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
03/15/2009
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
439,747
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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