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Modern Russia : The Basics (Paperback) (Charlotte Alston)

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Modern Russia: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the key events and transformations which have taken place in Russia from the late 19th century to the present day. Exploring the subject in seven clearly defined chronological periods, this text examines the politics, economics, culture of Russia, and studies its evolving relationship with neighbouring states. Subjects covered include:

  • The Russian Empire and Revolutionary Russia

  • The development of Soviet society under Stalin’s system

  • The Great Patriotic War and emergence of Russia as a global superpower

  • Cold War politics and tensions from the Soviet perspective

  • The collapse of the Soviet Union and its impact on society

  • Russia in the 21st Century and beyond

Alive with current scholarship and debates, maps and further reading throughout,Modern Russia: The Basics is a valuable resource for all those taking courses in Russian history and society.

Number of Pages: 224
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Europe / Russia + the Former Soviet Union, Europe / Former Soviet Republics
Series Title: The Basics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Charlotte Alston
Language: English
Street Date: February 22, 2018
TCIN: 51369126
UPC: 9780415633697
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-8419
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