Mastering Twentieth-Century Russian History - Lowe, Norman
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Mastering Twentieth Century Russian History presents a vivid and informative account of the events which befell the Russian people during the course of the twentieth century. · explores the major developments of the last century, from the revolution of 1905, to the First and Second World Wars, to the Cold War and the rise and fall of the USSR · examines key figures and their actions - from Nicholas II, Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, Khrushchev, Brezhnev, Gorbachev and Yeltsin to Putin · deals with events right up to 2000, enabling the Soviet experiment to be placed in context a decade after its…mehr

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Mastering Twentieth Century Russian History presents a vivid and informative account of the events which befell the Russian people during the course of the twentieth century. · explores the major developments of the last century, from the revolution of 1905, to the First and Second World Wars, to the Cold War and the rise and fall of the USSR · examines key figures and their actions - from Nicholas II, Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, Khrushchev, Brezhnev, Gorbachev and Yeltsin to Putin · deals with events right up to 2000, enabling the Soviet experiment to be placed in context a decade after its collapse · incorporates the latest research from British, American and Russian historians, examining key controversies and debates · includes primary source material, maps, photographs, posters and a full chronology of events This text is the ideal companion for anyone seeking a clear yet detailed introduction to the fascinating events of twentieth century Russian history.
  • Produktdetails
  • Macmillan Master Series
  • Verlag: Macmillan Education UK / Macmillan Higher Education
  • Seitenzahl: 496
  • Erscheinungstermin: 17. Juni 2002
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 153mm x 227mm x 36mm
  • Gewicht: 796g
  • ISBN-13: 9780333963074
  • ISBN-10: 0333963075
  • Artikelnr.: 21801729
Autorenporträt
Norman Lowe
Inhaltsangabe
List of Maps.
List of Illustrations.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
Glossary.
Chronology.
Introduction.
Russia Before the First World War.
The First World War and the Collapse of Tsarism, 1914
17.
The Failure of the Provisional Government and the Bolshevik Seizure of Power, February
October 1917.
Lenin and the Bolsheviks in Power, 1917
1924.
Stalin in Control: Russia Transformed.
The Great Patriotic War and the End of Stalin.
The Khurshchev Era and De
Stalinisation,1953
64.
The USSR Stagnates, 1964
85.
Gorbachev and the End of Communist Rule, 1985
91.
Russia Under Yeltzin.
Further Reading.
Index.