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Great Dates in Russian and Soviet History
  • Format
  • Authored by: Francis Conte, General Editor
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816026874
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-2687-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $32.95
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 01/01/1994
  • Dewey Number: 947.002
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 368


From the reigns of Ivan the Terrible and Peter the Great to the Revolution of 1917 and the recent tumultuous changes, this volume provides comprehensive and quick access to the chronological history of this major world power.

The volume covers politics and institutions, social and economic developments, foreign relations, and cultural life. Some of the periods and people recorded include: • the Kievan State, the Mongol Conquest, and the rise of Moscow • Russia under Peter the Great, Catherine II, and Nicholas I and II • the age of revolution, Lenin, and Stalin • the post–war years under Brezhnev, Andropov, and Gorbachev • the Commonwealth of Independent States and the emergence of Yeltsin.


10 maps. Index. Glossary. Chronology. Tables.

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