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A History of Modern Russia

From Tsarism to the Twenty-First Century, Third Edition

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674034938

Publication Date: 10/30/2009

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736 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

7 line illustrations, 5 maps

Not for sale in UK, British Commonwealth & Europe (except Canada)

A fine book… It is a dizzying tale and Service tells it well; he has none of the ideological baggage that has so often bedeviled Western histories of Russia… A balanced, dispassionate and painstaking account.—Brian Moynahan, The Sunday Times

Always well-informed and balanced in his judgments, clear and concise in his analysis… Service is extremely good on Soviet politics.—Orlando Figes, The Sunday Telegraph

A remarkable work… It demands to be read.—Adam Zamoyski, Spectator

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