A History of Russia and Its Empire: From Mikhail Romanov to Vladimir Putin

by Kees Boterbloem (Author)
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This clear and focused text provides an introduction to imperial Russian and Soviet history from the crowning of Mikhail Romanov in 1613 to Vladimir Putin’s new term. Through a consistent chronological narrative, Kees Boterbloem considers the political, military, economic, social, religious, and cultural developments and crucial turning points that led Russia from an exotic backwater to superpower stature in the twentieth century. The only text designed and written specifically for a one-semester course on this four-hundred-year period, it will appeal to all readers interested in learning more about the history of the people who have inhabited one-sixth of the earth’s landmass for centuries.

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Publication Date
August 28, 2013
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Page count
364
ISBN
9780742568402
Paper ISBN
9780742568389