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Russia : a 1,000-year chronicle of the wild east / Martin Sixsmith.

Sixsmith, Martin. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781590207239 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1590207238 (hbk.)
  • Description: xi, 611 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Overlook Pr., 2012, c2011.

Available copies

  • 8 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

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Danvers Adult Nonfiction DK 40 S59 2012b (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 947/Sixsmith (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction DK 40 .S59 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 947 SIXSMITH 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Phillips OWHL Stacks 1 947 SI98R (Text to phone) Available -
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Swampscott Lower Level 947 Si (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 947 Sixsmith (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: London : BBC Books, 2011.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 575-588) and index.
Contents Note: Kiev and proto-democracy -- Expansion and empire -- Rise of revolution -- Dictatorship (of the people?) -- Democrats with cold feet.
Summary: The full and fascinating story of Russia, from its founding in the waning years of the tenth century to its resurgence of wealth and power in the early 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, the author explores the myths Russians have created from their history and explains the nation's seemingly split personality.--from cover, p. [2]
Subject: Russia > History.
Soviet Union > History.
Russia (Federation) > History.

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