Now extensively revised in this ninth edition, A History of Russia
covers the entire span of the country's history, from ancient times to the post-communist present. Keeping with the hallmark of the text, Riasanovsky and Steinberg examine all aspects of Russia's history--political,
international, military, economic, social, and cultural--with a commitment to objectivity, fairness, and balance, and to reflecting recent research and new trends in scholarly interpretation. In the ninth edition, this includes expanded attention to the experiences of ordinary men and women and to
imperial expansion and diversity. Extensively revised and with a more streamlined organization, A History of Russia
, Ninth Edition, includes recent developments in Ukraine and Russia's near abroad in the Putin era.
About the Author Nicholas V. Riasanovsky
was Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. Mark D. Steinberg
is Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies in History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.