Russia

Pages: 288
Subject: History
Imprint: Oneworld

Russia

A Short History

Abraham Ascher

A revised edition of this popular and brilliatly concise guide to Russia's turbulent history - from Peter the Great to President Vladimir Putin.
Paperback
9781851686131 (12 Jan 2009)
RRP £12.99 / US$19.95

The Book

Distiguished Professor Emeritus Abraham Ascher offers a skillful blend of engaging narrative and fresh analysis in this concise introduction to Russian history. Newly updated on the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, it covers the growing political tensions between Russia and its neighbours, and the mounting divergence between Russian and US' foreign policies. This stimulating and beautifully written introduction will prove enlightening for students, scholars, and travellers alike.

Additional Information

Subject History
Pages 288
Imprint Oneworld

 

About the Author

Abraham Ascher is Distinguished Professor of History at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. A highly respected scholar, he is the recipient of numerous awards, and the author of seven books and over thirty articles.

Reviews

"A brilliant balancing act. A comprehensive introduction for the general reader."

- Rusistika

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