A Traveller's History of Russia (5th ed.)

By: Peter Neville

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Book Details: 5" x 7 3/4" • 336 pages • b&w illus., maps • paperback, Interlink Publishing


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This book provides a comprehensive survey of Russia's tragic and glorious history from pre-history through glasnost and the fall of the Soviet Union right up to the present day. The book begins with prehistoric Russia and its nomadic invaders, and covers the rise of Muscovy with its colorful panopaly of rulers from Ivan Moneybags to Ivan the Terrible, despotism of the Romanovs, and the Russian Revolution. Then follows an account of the rise of the Soviet state, its world role and recent changes. The up-to-the-minute conclusion analyzes the Soviet collapse and its devolution into is separate republics, the tragedy of the Chechen War, and Vladimir Putin's election.

Title: A Traveller's History of Russia (5th ed.)

Author: Peter Neville

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $14.95

Categories: Russia,

Edition: 5

Publisher: Interlink Publishing:

ISBN Number: 1566566452

ISBN Number 13: 9781566566452

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: 5" x 7 3/4" • 336 pages • b&w illus., maps • paperback, Interlink Publishing

Seller ID: 566452

Description: This book provides a comprehensive survey of Russia's tragic and glorious history from prehistory through glasnost and the fall of the Soviet Union right up to the present day. The book begins with prehistoric Russia and its nomadic invaders, and covers the rise of Muscovy with its colorful panopoly of rulers from Ivan Moneybags
to Ivan the Terrible, despotism of the Romanovs, and the Russian Revolution.

Then follows an account of the rise of the Soviet state, its world role and recent changes. The up-to-the-minute conclusion analyzes the Soviet collapse and its devolution into 15 separate republics, the tragedy of the Chechen War, and Vladimir Putin’s election.

About Author
Peter Neville is a Lecturer in Contemporary European History at the University of Luton and is also a tutor for the Open University. He is the author of several books on modern history including A Traveller's History of Ireland in this series. He is a frequent visitor to Eastern Europe and Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.