An overview of twentieth century Russian history, focusing on the years 1917 to 1991, which analyses the political, economic and social events that made up the Soviet compound. Originally published in 1997 by Allen Lane.
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Robert Service's synthesis of Western and Russian historical writings provides a balanced assessment of the political leadership's interaction with Russian society from the last tsar to Boris Yeltsin...Service's comprehensive and well-written book serves as a solid reference tool for the general public and historians alike.--Isabel A. Tirado "American Historical Review "About the Author:
Robert Service is a Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford and Lecturer at the University of Oxford. Most recently he has written LENIN: A BIOGRAPHY and RUSSIA: EXPERIMENT WITH A PEOPLE.
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Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140174826