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Restless Empire

A Historical Atlas of Russia

Ian Barnes

Introduction by Dominic Lieven

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674504677

Publication Date: 05/11/2015

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240 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

110 color maps, 40 illustrations

Belknap Press

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  • Preface by Ian Barnes
  • Introduction by Dominic Lieven
  • The Coming of the Slavs and the Origins of Russia
  • From the Arrival of Christianity to the Golden Age of Kiev
  • The Decline and Fall of Kievan Rus
  • The Tatar Invasions and the Mongol Yoke
  • The Rise of Muscovy
  • Ivan the Great
  • Ivan the Terrible
  • The Time of Troubles
  • The Development of Christianity in Russia
  • The Rise of the Romanovs
  • Petrine Russia—Centralization and Westernization
  • Russia after Peter: The Rule of the Empresses
  • Catherine the Great
  • Russia as a Great Power, 1800
  • The Napoleonic Wars
  • Nicholas I and the Crimean War
  • The Alexanders—Reform and Reaction
  • Russian Foreign Policy—China and Japan
  • Imperial Expansion—Caucasus
  • Russia in Central Asia
  • Poles, Finns, and Anti-Semitism
  • Intellectuals and Revolutionaries in Nineteenth-Century Russia
  • Economic Development and Its Effects
  • Political Upheaval, 1905–1906
  • Kursk—a Province
  • The First World War
  • The February Revolution and Provisional Government
  • From Red October to Brest-Litovsk: The Consolidation of Bolshevik Power
  • The Russian Civil War
  • The Aftermath: From War Communism to NEP and the Creation of a Police State
  • Stalin’s Rise to Power
  • The Purges
  • Stalin’s Collectivization
  • Industrialization
  • Roads to War
  • The Winter War
  • The Great Patriotic War
  • Manchuria
  • Postwar Europe
  • Khrushchev—De-Stalinization, Thaw, and Reform
  • Operation Anadyr
  • Brezhnev and Stagnation
  • Russia in Eastern Europe—Disintegrating Empire
  • The Cold War—Defending the Soviet Union
  • Soviet Intellectuals, Dissent, and Samizdat Culture
  • Interregnum—Andropov, Early Perestroika, and Chernenko
  • Gorbachev: From Reform to Failure
  • The Yeltsin Saga
  • Nationalities and the Near Abroad
  • Conflict in the Caucasus
  • Russia, NATO, and the New European Order
  • The Putin Era
  • Russia’s Shadow Empire
  • Russian Rulers
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • Map List

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