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The Penguin History of Modern Russia: From Tsarism to the Twenty-first Cent…

Russia’s recent past has encompassed revolution, civil war, mass terror and two world wars, and the country is still undergoing huge change. In his acclaimed history, now updated to 2015, Robert Service provides a superb panoramic viewpoint on Russia, exploring the complex, changing interaction between rulers and ruled from Nicholas II, Lenin and Stalin through to Gorbachev, Yeltsin, Putin and beyond. This new edition also discusses Russia’s unresolved economic and social difficulties and…

The Penguin History Of Modern Russia

Pub Date : 2009-09-24 | Author : Robert Service | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141037974
ISBN 13 : 0141037970

REVISED AND UPDATED WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION AND NEW FINAL CHAPTER 'A fine book . . . it is a dizzying tale and Service tells it well; he has none of the ideological baggage that ha..

A History Of Modern Russia

Pub Date : 2013-02-04 | Author : Robert Service | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674725581
ISBN 13 : 9780674725584

Russia had an extraordinary twentieth century, undergoing upheaval and transformation. Updating his acclaimed History of Modern Russia, Robert Service provides a panoramic perspect..


Pub Date : 2006-04-01 | Author : Robert Service | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674021088
ISBN 13 : 9780674021082

The first history of modern Russia from 1991 to the present day by one of the leading historians of the 20th century USSR and Russia. In 1991, in a huge experiment with a people an..


Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Robert Service | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 067402530X
ISBN 13 : 9780674025301

Almost two decades after the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the USSR, leading historian Robert Service examines the history of communism throughout the world. Comrades..

The New Russia

Pub Date : 2016-06-08 | Author : Mikhail Gorbachev | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781509503919
ISBN 13 : 1509503919

After years of rapprochement, the relationship between Russia and the West is more strained now than it has been in the past 25 years. Putin’s motives, his reasons for seeking co..


Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Robert Service | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674016971
ISBN 13 : 9780674016972

The first full-scale biography of Stalin in twenty years reveals the complex and fascinating story of the Soviet dictator, from his dysfunctional childhood in Soviet Georgia, throu..

The Russian Revolution A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2002-02-21 | Author : S. A. Smith | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191578366
ISBN 13 : 0191578363

This Very Short Introduction provides an analytical narrative of the main events and developments in Soviet Russia between 1917 and 1936. It examines the impact of the revolution o..

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