5 edition of Russian History (Harpercollins College Outline Series) found in the catalog.
Russian History (Harpercollins College Outline Series)
Written in English
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The Romanov family was the last imperial dynasty to rule Russia. They first came to power in , and over the next three centuries, 18 Romanovs took the Russian throne, including Peter the Great. History suggests that the year is Summer of as the book begins. Most of the plot follows a mixed-raced man named Gregori Grogorievich. A decorated but disgraced Imperial Russian Army Major, Gregori has left the military for a maritime life in Southeastern Alaska and has a sport fishing boat which he uses for charters and occasional her: Baen Books.
The translator, Columbus Falco, describes the censorship of this book when it appeared in "Published in the original Russian in , the book was received with a firestorm of rage and denunciation from the literary and media world, from the Jews, and from almost the entire intelligentsia of the established order in the West. MOSCOW – The government of Russian President Vladimir Putin has stoked fears that it is resorting to Soviet techniques to stifle criticism by rewriting the country’s history text books.
About Russian History through the Senses. Bringing together an impressive cast of well-respected scholars in the field of modern Russian studies, Russian History through the Senses investigates life in Russia from to the present day via the senses. It examines past experiences of taste, touch, smell, sight and sound to capture a vivid impression of what it was to have lived in the Russian. Catherine the Great, Russian Yekaterina Velikaya, also called Catherine II, Russian in full Yekaterina Alekseyevna, original name Sophie Friederike Auguste, Prinzessin von Anhalt-Zerbst, (born April 21 [May 2, New Style], , Stettin, Prussia [now Szczecin, Poland]—died November 6 [November 17], , Tsarskoye Selo [now Pushkin], near St. Petersburg, Russia), German-born empress of Russia.
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The second volume of The Cambridge History of Russia covers the imperial period (–). It encompasses political, economic, social, cultural, diplomatic, and military history. All the major Russian social groups have separate chapters and the volume also includes surveys on the non-Russian peoples and the government's policies towards them.
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This short history has been compiled from the study of a number of other works, in particular H.A.L. Fisher's "History of Europe", Paul Crowson's "A History of the Russian People", and William L. Langer's "Encyclopaedia of World History”. In it the histories of the other Slav peoples is touched upon sufficiently, it.
This is a timeline of Russian history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in Russia and its predecessor read about the background to these events, see History of also the list of leaders of Russia. Dates before 31 Januarywhen the Bolshevik government adopted the Gregorian calendar, are given in the Old Style Julian calendar.
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This epic work of historical fiction chronicles the French Emperor Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in the early s. Widely considered to be one of the greatest books ever written, it is extraordinarily detailed and complex. The reader is introduced to the events leading up to the invasion through the eyes of 4/5(30).Very readable, well-written, well-researched, very detailed and in-depth and yet never boring accounts of Russian history.
History of Russia by Vernadsky. A readable overview of Russian history from Kievan Rus' through WWII, if you get one of the later editions (the earliest edition was published in ).