A History of Russia

By: Roger Bartlett

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Roger Bartlett traces the history of Russia from its beginnings to the present. While offering a broad perspective on Russia's historical development, Bartlett also focuses on Russia's role as multiethnic state and empire, the place of the majority peasant population in the Russian/Soviet polity, and the development of Russian and Soviet society and culture. It is the perfect introduction for anyone interested in the complex and fascinating country's history.

Title: A History of Russia

Author: Roger Bartlett

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $26.95

Categories: Russia,

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: September, 2005

ISBN Number: 033363263X

ISBN Number 13: 9780333632635

Binding: hardback

Book Details: 336 pages, hardback, Palgrave Macmillan

Seller ID: 63263X

Description: Roger Bartlett traces the history of Russia from its beginnings to the present. While offering a broad perspective on Russia's historical development, Bartlett also focuses on Russia's role as multiethnic state and empire, the place of the majority peasant population in the Russian/Soviet polity, and the development of Russian and Soviet society and culture. It is the perfect introduction for anyone interested in the complex and fascinating country's history.

About Author
Roger Bartlett is a professor emeritus of Russian history, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London. He lives in the United Kingdom.

Table of Contents
Introduction
The Origins to 1600: Kiev and Moscow
1600-1760: Moscow and St Petersburg
1760-1860: Russia and Europe
1860-1917: Europe and Russia
1917-53: Russian Empire and Soviet Union
1953-91: The Soviet Union as World Power
1991-2000: The Russian Federation
Glossary
Selected Further Reading
Index