Yeltsin: A Life

Yeltsin: A Life

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by Timothy J. Colton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0465012728

ISBN-13: 9780465012725

Pub. Date: 08/23/2011

Publisher: Basic Books


In this penetrating biography, Timothy J. Colton—one of the English-speaking world’s foremost experts on Russia—traces the life and struggles of Russia’s first popularly elected president, Boris Yeltsin. Colton vividly narrates the life of a man who rose from agrarian roots to forge a new destiny for Russia and whose attempt at bringing

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In this penetrating biography, Timothy J. Colton—one of the English-speaking world’s foremost experts on Russia—traces the life and struggles of Russia’s first popularly elected president, Boris Yeltsin. Colton vividly narrates the life of a man who rose from agrarian roots to forge a new destiny for Russia and whose attempt at bringing democracy to his countrymen remains one of the great unfinished stories of our time. Yeltsin provides a refreshing portrait of this controversial yet critical leader who buried the Soviet Union and birthed its troubled heir.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465012725
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
08/23/2011
Edition description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
1,153,946
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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