1 edition of Readings in Russian history and culture found in the catalog.
Readings in Russian history and culture
First published, Allyn & Bacon, 1965.
|Statement||edited by Ivar Spector and Marion Spector.|
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An eclectic, rich compendium of readings that covers a very broad swath of Russian history and culture, this volume has foreign traveler's impressions of Russia (from the tenth and eighteenth centuries, among others), s show trial transcripts, historians' essays on everything from the revolution to dachas, writings by Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky /5(9).
Genre/Form: Collections History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Readings in Russian history and culture. Palo Alto, Ca.: Pacific Books,© This book is one of those wonderful books, along with its companion volumes, that is truly wonderful for lovers of history.
It's a pretty small book, and everything is broken up into essay-length chapters, but it's just a wonderful read if you want to understand more about Russian history and Russian culture.5/5(3). "This new and enlarged version of Readings in Russian Civilization is the result of fairly extensive revisions.
There are now 72 instead of 64 items; 20 of the selections are new. The first volume has undergone the least change with 3 new items, of which 2 appear in English for the first time. In the second volume there are 6 new items; all of them appear in English for the 5/5(1).
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And it does not require systematic reading, front to back. Best Russian History and Literature Books This is an alternative to the other Best Russian History Books list. I will also include Literature Books that have had a profound effect on Russia.
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Reinterpreting Russian History: Readings s. Oxford University Press,pp. –9, and –7. ISBN: (essays on the Table of Ranks) 5: From Peter the Great to Catherine the Great. About the Book. Tajik Persian: Readings in History, Culture and Society seeks to help students develop reading proficiency in Tajik at advanced level through authentic texts written for native speakers and provides them glimpses into the history, culture and society of Tajikistan without losing its focus on cultural aspects of the country—an aspect that constitutes a core Author: Razi Ahmad.
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"This new and enlarged version of Readings in Russian Civilization is the result of fairly extensive revisions. There are now 72 instead of 64 items; 20 of the selections are new. The first volume has undergone the least change with 3 new items, of which 2 appear in English for the first time.
In the second volume there are 6 new items; all of them appear in English for the first time. The. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Readings in Russian civilization. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Riha.
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Here are 12 books that will give you a good foundation to learning about Russia and its history. Book Description Paperback. Condition: New.
Paperback. The first comprehensive reader in Russian history in almost two decades, this collection includes primary and secondary material, much of which has never before been published in English.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.
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