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history of Russia.

John Lawrence

history of Russia.

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Published by New American Library .
Written in English


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Pagination351p.
Number of Pages351
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Brief Overview of the History of Russia The area that is today the country of Russia has been inhabited by people for thousands of years. The first modern state in Russia was founded in by King Rurik of the Rus, who was made the ruler of Novgorod. Some years later, the Rus conquered the city of Kiev and started the kingdom of the Kievan Rus.

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Keeping with the hallmark of the text, Riasanovsky and Steinberg examine all aspects of Russia's history--political, international, military, economic, social, and cultural--with a commitment to objectivity, fairness, and balance, and to reflecting recent Pages: Russia Overview Russia History History of Russia Timeline Proto-Indo-Europeans Scythians Bosporan Kingdom Khazaria East Slavs Rus' Khaganate Kievan Rus' Novgorod Republic Vladimir-Suzdal Mongol invasion of Rus' Tatar invasions Volga Bulgaria Golden Horde Grand Duchy of Moscow Tsardom of Russia Russian Empire World War I Russian Revolution.

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