A Concise History of Russia (Cambridge Concise Histories) by Paul Bushkovitch PDF

By Paul Bushkovitch

ISBN-10: 0521543231

ISBN-13: 9780521543231

ISBN-10: 0521835623

ISBN-13: 9780521835626

obtainable to scholars, travelers and normal readers alike, this booklet offers a wide review of Russian heritage because the 9th century. Paul Bushkovitch emphasizes the big alterations within the realizing of Russian historical past as a result of the top of the Soviet Union in 1991. because then, new fabric has come to gentle at the historical past of the Soviet period, supplying new conceptions of Russia's pre-revolutionary previous. The booklet strains not just the political heritage of Russia, but additionally advancements in its literature, paintings and technology. Bushkovitch describes recognized cultural figures, reminiscent of Chekhov, Tolstoy and Mendeleev, of their institutional and ancient contexts. although the 1917 revolution, the ensuing Soviet approach and the chilly warfare have been a very important a part of Russian and international heritage, Bushkovitch provides past advancements as greater than only a prelude to Bolshevik power.

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