By Theodore R. Weeks
- Provides a coherent evaluate of Russia's improvement from 1861 via to 1945
- Reflects the newest scholarship by means of taking a thematic method of Russian background and bridging the ‘revolutionary divide’ of 1917
- Covers political, financial, cultural, and daily life concerns in the course of a interval of significant adjustments in Russian history
- Addresses through the variety of nationwide teams, cultures, and religions within the Russian Empire and USSR
- Shows how the unconventional regulations followed after 1917 either replaced Russia and perpetuated an monetary and political tension that keeps to persuade smooth society
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