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Russia: A 1,000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East
 

Russia: A 1,000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Reissue)

By Sixsmith, Martin

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Combining in-depth research with his personal experiences as the BBC Moscow correspondent for almost 20 years, Sixsmith tells Russia's full and fascinating story, from its foundation in the last years of the 10th century to the first years of the 21st, skillfully tracing the conu... read full description below.

ISBN 9781468305012
Barcode 9781468305012
Published 31 December 2013 by Harry N. Abrams
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Reissue
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ISBN-13 9781468305012
ISBN-10 1468305018
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Publisher Harry N. Abrams
Imprint Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date 31 December 2013
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Reissue
Edition Reissue
Author(s) By Sixsmith, Martin
Category European History
Number of Pages 611
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 38mm
Weight 635g
Interest Age 18+ years
Reading Age 18+ years
Library of Congress Soviet Union - History, Russia - History, Russia (Federation) - History - 1991-
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 947
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Description of this Book

Combining in-depth research with his personal experiences as the BBC Moscow correspondent for almost twenty years, Sixsmith tells Russia's full and fascinating story, from its foundation in the last years of the tenth century to the first years of the twenty-first, skillfully tracing the conundrums of modern Russia to their roots in its troubled past. Covering politics, music, literature and art, he explores the myths Russians have created from their history. Marking the twentieth anniversary of the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Russia is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the complex political landscape of Russia and its unique place in the modern world.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This entertaining, informative book presents a sweeping portrait of the entirety of Russian history from the founding of the first state on Russian soil in the ninth century to the present. --CHOICE

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Author's Bio

MARTIN SIXSMITH is the author of Moscow Coup: The Death of the Soviet System, The Litvinenko file: The True Story of a Death Foretold, and two novels. Educated at Harvard, Oxford, and the Sorbonne, he was the BBC Moscow correspondent for many years.

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