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History of Russia Volume 1

History of Russia Volume 1

To 1917

By Walter G. Moss

A comprehensive and accessible history of the culture, people and politics of this vast and enigmatic nation.

PDF, 654 Pages

ISBN:9780857287526

January 2003

£19.99, $31.96

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About This Book

This new edition retains the features of the first edition that made it a popular choice in universities and colleges throughout the US, Canada and around the world. Moss's accessible history includes full treatment of everyday life, the role of women, rural life, law, religion, literature and art. In addition, it provides many other features that have proven successful with both professors and students, including: a well-organized and clearly written text, references to varying historical perspectives, numerous illustrations and maps that supplement and amplify the text, fully updated bibliographies accompanying each chapter as well as a general bibliography of more comprehensive works, a glossary, and chronological and genealogical lists. Moss's 'A History of Russia' will appeal to academics, students and general readers alike.

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Walter G. Moss is Professor of History in the Department of History and Philosophy at Eastern Michigan University.

Series

Anthem Series on Russian

East European and Eurasian Studies

Table of Contents

List of Maps; Preface to the Second Edition; A Note to Students; Introduction; Part I. The Rus Era; Part II. The Mongols and the Rise of Moscow to 1533; Part III. Muscovy and Its Expansion, 1533-1689; Part IV. Early Imperial Russia, 1689-1855; Part V. Late Imperial Russia, 1855-1917; General Bibliography for Russia to 1917; Appendix A. Chronology; Appendix B: Rus/Russian Thinkers; Appendix C: Glossary; Index

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