A History of Russia

ISBN-13: 9780195341973

ISBN-10: 019534197X

Author: Nicholas Riasanovsky, Mark Steinberg

Edition: 8

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Oxford University Press
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Acknowledged author Nicholas Riasanovsky wrote A History of Russia comprising 816 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 019534197X and 9780195341973. Since then A History of Russia textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $8.97 or rent at the marketplace.


Now completely revised in this eighth edition, A History of Russia covers the entire span of the country's history, from ancient times to the post-communist present. Keeping with the hallmark of the text, Riasanovsky and Steinberg examine all aspects of Russia's history--political, international, military, economic, social, and cultural--with a commitment to objectivity, fairness, and balance, and to reflecting recent research and new trends in scholarly interpretation. New chapters on politics, society, and culture since 1991 explore Russia's complex experience after communism and discuss its chances of becoming a more stable and prosperous country in the future.

Widely acclaimed as the best one-volume history available, A History of Russia is also available in two split volumes--the first covers early Russia through the nineteenth century and the second ranges from 1855 to the present. Volume II features an additional introductory chapter that links Russia's modern history to the events that preceded it.