Keeping with the hallmark of the text, riasanovsky and steinberg examine all aspects of russias historypolitical, international, military, economic, social, and culturalwith a commitment to objectivity, fairness, and balance, and to reflecting recent. The history of russia begins with the histories of the east slavs. A complete course for beginners this is the best book for learning russian from scratch without teachers or classes even you know absolutely nothing about russian. The russian version of this book, which we hope will primarily be read in armenia, azerbaijan and georgia, is supplemented by articles which reflect the. Russian history education increasingly presents the great october revolution as a positive and progressive event in russian history.
Though not the copy in the scan, i have had a copy of this book for a long time. Widely acclaimed as the best onevolume survey text available, a history of russia presents the whole span of russias history, from the origins of the kievan state and the building of an empire, to soviet russia, the successor states, and beyond. Featured texts all books all texts latest this just in smithsonian libraries fedlink us genealogy lincoln collection. Information on the period from 1917 to 1991 can be found in the entry on the union of soviet socialist republics. List of books and articles about russian history online.
The third volume of the cambridge history of russia provides an. The past year has prompted a predictable flurry of sovietthemed activity to mark the 100th anniversary of the october revolution. If we were to sit down at the age of 12 and work out how many books we could reasonably expect to read. A new history recalibrates the villains of the russian revolution. This is a well written, interesting history of russia through the ages. All the major russian social groups have separate chapters and the volume also includessurveysonthenon. An independent open source renderer mediawiki2latex is available. We feature orders, medals, ids and other attributes of power. Some westerners find these qualities attractive, others repellingthere is little middle ground in how foreigners respond to russia. Some people use these lists as reference and recommendation. Download books by vladimir moss orthodox christianity author. Mcfauls unparalleled knowledge and experience provide the background for his important new book.
They would soon consider these slavic peoples as fellow byzantine christians. Full text of history of russia, from the earliest times to the rise of commercial capitalism see other formats. Fishers history of europe, paul crowsons a history of the russian people, and william l. Collect russia books and reference naval books soviet russian. Various states have existed in this region, including the gar. Full text of history of russia, from the earliest times. Our books on russian history cover everything from gilyarovskys classic book on moscow, to jews under the tsars, to vodka.
The book was translated from the russian by michael burov and was published by mir in 1987. The russian people have been ruled by authoritarian, often brutal, regimes from the visigoths and genghis khan, to various princes and tsars, communism, throughawell, whatever it is today. How the kgb took back russia and then took on the west catherine belton. Serves as a guide to the history and culture of russia. Picador october 17, 2003 nikolai vasilevich gogol, the complete tales of nikolai gogol volume 1 paperback tr. The list contains the authors that would hardly qualify to be called wellknown. The inhouse pdf rendering service has been withdrawn. An analysis of historical narratives depicting key events article pdf available january 20 with 4,276 reads how we measure reads. Jan 29, 2020 the 1917 revolutions may attract the most attention, but stalins dictatorship is an equally important subject for both russian and european histories. The russian revolution a new history by sean mcmeekin. Textbooks emphasize similarities between the october revolution and the revolution in france 17891799, where the authors stress the importance of the liberation of the people and justice for all. The court of the red tsar by simon sebag montefiore, catherine the grea. Paul bushkovitch emphasizes the enormous changes in the understanding of russian history resulting from the end of the soviet union in 1991. Rare books division, new york public library, astor, lenox and tilden foundations 9 anti.
Walsh html at yamaguchy memories of the russian court, by anna aleksandrovna vyrubova illustrated html at items below if any are from related and broader terms. Simon sebag montefiores recommended reading on russia and its revolutions posted on 3rd february 2017 by sally campbell our nonfiction book of the month for february, the romanovs 161918 by simon sebag montefiore, is an exceptional example of this years reflections on the 100 years that have passed since the climactic russian. This book is a good general history of the period and particular effort is made to place stalin in context with russia both before and after his rule, as well as with lenin. The history of russia begins with that of the eastern slavs and the finnougric peoples. Bookprinted material, available online, russian, pdf library of. It encompasses not only the ethnically russian part of the country but also the nonrussian peoples of the tsarist and soviet multinational states and of the postsoviet republics. In 20, when putin criticized history teaching in schools stating that various textbooks were presenting opposing points. In it the histories of the other slav peoples is touched upon sufficiently, it is hoped. Acquire your favorite russian history books at low prices. A history of russia covers the entire span of the countrys history, from ancient times to the postcommunist present. History history index history az russia russia travel russian mafia russian history medieval russia russian literature russian aircraft russian revolution rasputin ivan the terrible michael gorbachev vladimir putin european history middle east english history dutch history france italy germany greece russian history eastern europe polish. It covers russias foreign policy, the army and navy, economy, society, the arts and religion, and explores the. As far as i can tell, this book attempts to argue with khrushchevs secret speech and exonerate stalin.
History the following article deals with the formation and history of the russian state and empire until 1917 and after the formation of the contemporary russian federation in 1991. The master and margarita by mikhail bulgakov, stalin. Click on a book title to download the free pdf version of the book. It encompasses political, economic, social, cultural, diplomatic and military history. Hi, i was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for any books between 19171953 about russia. Now completely revised in this seventh edition, a history of russia covers the entire span of the countrys history, from ancient times to the postcommunist. Here you will find a selection of books written by vladimir moss covering orthodox theology and church history. Russian history books tagged russian history librarything. A concise history of russia cambridge university press. All the major russian social groups have separate chapters and the volume also includessurveysonthenonrussianpeoplesandthegovernments. History of russia this is a wikipedia book, a collection of wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. A vocabulary of some of the most useful words in the russian language.
An interpretive history of russian culture by james h. The book focuses on the historical and current distribution of naturalfocal diseases covering the whole territory of the russian federation. James meeks top 10 books of russia books the guardian. His many publications on russian history include looking toward ararat.
Armenian modern history 1993, and the soviet experiment. This book is one of my first mir books that i had purchased in the mid90s, when you could still get these offtheshelf. Inner eurasia from prehistory to the mongol empire by david christian listed under asian history. The traditional startdate of specifically russian history is the establishment of the rus state in. Extensive price list for thousands of authentic items representing history of soviet empire from 1917 to 1991 with emphasis on early years and war with nazi germany. It belongs in the library of every teacher and every serious student of russina literature.
Simon sebag montefiores recommended reading on russia and its revolutions. Buy a cheap copy of a history of russia to 1855 volume 1 book by nicholas v. A brief chronology 9982000 kievan russia 988 conversion to christianity 12371240 mongol invasion muscovite russia 80 the battle of kulikovo 1480 end of mongol rule 14621505 ivan iii 15051533 basil iii 15331584 ivan the terrible 158498 theodore 159816 the time of troubles 1645 michael romanoff 164576 alexis 1672. This short history has been compiled from the study of a number of other works, in particular h. Rich variety of firsthand and regularly supplemented information on russian culture. If we were to sit down at the age of 12 and work out. Mcfaul is a scholar of russian history at stanford university, in the past he worked with ngos that tried to create democratic institutions in russia, he was a member of obamas national security staff, and finally was ambassador to russia. Marina dyachenko, telman karabogli, yuri kruman, victor serge. Russian economic development over three centuries new data. Mapping russias natural focal diseases history and. These are the foundation books to get an idea of the russian background.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. The 1917 revolutions may attract the most attention, but stalins dictatorship is an equally important subject for both russian and european histories. There are many decent and easy to read books about russia and russian history, but since russian history is very controversial topic which mainly composed of politically and ideologically charged interpretations, you should focus on understand. Search the history of over 424 billion web pages on the internet. Any books that go a bit before would be fine and actually preferable but it isnt too important.
A concise history of russia accessible to students, tourists, and general readers alike, this book provides a broad overview of russian history since the ninth century. Full text of history of russia, from the earliest times to. Antiquarian books this is an excellent general history. The story of the last of the romanovs and the coming of the bolsheviki new york, blue ribbon books, ca. Full text of history of russia, from the earliest times to the rise of commercial capitalism. Simon sebag montefiores recommended reading on russia and. From early mongol invasions to tsarist regimes to ages of enlightenment and industrialization to revolutions and wars, russia is known not just.
Jan 24, 2020 mcfaul is a scholar of russian history at stanford university, in the past he worked with ngos that tried to create democratic institutions in russia, he was a member of obamas national security staff, and finally was ambassador to russia. The house of government is unlike any other book about the russian revolution and the soviet experiment. A superb history of russian literature, one that surely will reign as the standard history for years and decades. This book details the social, economic, and political changes and crises that the people of russia have had to endure. A short history of russia by mary platt parmele free ebook. Drawing on both primary sources and major interpretive works, this sixth edition updates its existing coverage of the social, economic, cultural. Top 10 books about the russian revolution books the guardian. A hundred years after the russian revolution, history, according to most historians, had pronounced its judgment. History of russian literature yale university press.1381 554 1342 1157 593 1314 218 825 631 545 384 1461 381 948 322 637 1129 883 716 958 1319 195 1214 511 312 96 1211 592 1312 996 756 610 28 738 1447 948 1103