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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

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  • Acknowledgements
  • A Note on Transliteration
  • Maps
    • 1. The Russian Empire in 1900
    • 2. The Soviet Union, 1924–1936
    • 3. The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe after 1945
    • 4. The Commonwealth of Independent States in 1997
    • 5. The Russian Federation in 1997
  • Introduction
    • 1. And Russia? (1900–1914)
    • 2. The Fall of the Romanovs (1914–1917)
  • Part One
    • 3. Conflicts and Crises (1917)
    • 4. The October Revolution (1917–1918)
    • 5. New World, Old World
    • 6. Civil Wars (1918–1921)
    • 7. The New Economic Policy (1921–1928)
    • 8. Leninism and Its Discontents
  • Part Two
    • 9. The First Five-Year Plan (1928–1932)
    • 10. Fortresses under Storm: Culture, Religion, Nation
    • 11. Terror upon Terror (1934–1938)
    • 12. Coping with Big Brothers
    • 13. The Second World War (1939–1945)
  • Coda
    • 14. Suffering and Struggle (1941–1945)
  • Part Three
    • 15. The Hammers of Peace (1945–1953)
    • 16. The Despot and His Masks
    • 17. ‘De-Stalinization’ (1953–1961)
    • 18. Hopes Unsettled (1961–1964)
    • 19. Stabilization (1964–1970)
  • Part Four
    • 20. ‘Developed Socialism’ (1970–1982)
    • 21. Privilege and Alienation
    • 22. Towards Reform (1982–1985)
    • 23. Glasnost and Perestroika (1986–1988)
    • 24. Imploding Imperium (1989)
    • 25. Hail and Farewell (1990–1991)
    • 26. Power and the Market (1992–1993)
    • 27. The Lowering of Expectations (1994–1999)
    • 27. And Russia? (From 2000)
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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