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Title A companion to Russian history / edited by Abbot Gleason
Published Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 554 pages)
Series Blackwell companions to world history
Blackwell companions to world history.
Contents Russian historiography after the fall / Abbott Gleason -- From proto-Slavs to proto-state / P.M. Barford -- The first East Slavic state / Janet Martin -- Rusʹ and the Byzantine Empire / George Majeska -- The Mongols and Rusʹ : eight paradigms / Donald Ostrowski -- Muscovite political culture / Nancy Shields Kollmann -- Slavery and serfdom in Russia / Richard Hellie -- Russian art from the Middle Ages to modernism / Ilia A. Dorontchenkov -- The church schism and old belief / Nadieszda Kizenko -- Petrine Russia / Lindsey Hughes -- The westernization of the elite, 1725-1800 / Gary Marker -- The great reforms of the 1860s / Daniel Field -- Industrialization and capitalism / Thomas C. Owen -- The question of civil society in late imperial Russia / Christopher Ely -- Russia : minorities and empire / Robert Geraci -- The intelligentsia and its critics / Gary Saul Morson -- Russian modernism / Andrew Wachtel -- Russia's popular culture in history and theory / Louise McReynolds -- The Russian experience of the First World War / Melissa Stockdale -- From the First World War to civil war, 1914-1923 / Mark von Hagen -- The woman question in Russia : contradictions and ambivalence / Elizabeth A. Wood -- Stalinism and the 1930s / Lynne Viola -- The Soviet Union in the Second World War / Nikita Lomagin -- The Cold War / David C. Engerman -- Old thinking and new : Khrushchev and Gorbachev / Robert English -- The end of the Soviet Union / Robert V. Daniels -- Russia's post-Soviet upheaval / Bruce Parrott -- Russian history and the future of Russia / William E. Odom
Summary This Companion comprises 28 essays by international scholars offering an analytical overview of the development of Russian history from the earliest Slavs through to the present day.:.; Includes essays by both prominent and emerging scholars from Russia, Great Britain, the US, and Canada.; Analyzes the entire sweep of Russian history from debates over how to identify the earliest Slavs, through the Yeltsin Era, and future prospects for post-Soviet Russia.; Offers an extensive review of the medieval period, religion, culture, and the experiences of ordinary people.; Offers a balanced review of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Russia (Federation) -- History.
USSR -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gleason, Abbott.
ISBN 1405135603 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1444308424 (electronic bk.)
9781405135603 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781444308426 (electronic bk.)