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By Paul Bushkovitch

ISBN-10: 0521543231

ISBN-13: 9780521543231

ISBN-10: 0521835623

ISBN-13: 9780521835626

obtainable to scholars, travelers and normal readers alike, this publication presents a vast review of Russian historical past because the 9th century. Paul Bushkovitch emphasizes the large alterations within the knowing of Russian background due to the tip of the Soviet Union in 1991. considering that then, new fabric has come to gentle at the heritage of the Soviet period, supplying new conceptions of Russia's pre-revolutionary prior. The publication lines not just the political heritage of Russia, but in addition advancements in its literature, artwork and technological know-how. Bushkovitch describes famous cultural figures, akin to Chekhov, Tolstoy and Mendeleev, of their institutional and old contexts. notwithstanding the 1917 revolution, the ensuing Soviet method and the chilly warfare have been an important a part of Russian and global historical past, Bushkovitch offers prior advancements as greater than only a prelude to Bolshevik power.

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