Russia 1855-1991: From Tsars to Commissars (Oxford Advanced History)

Russia 1855-1991: From Tsars to Commissars (Oxford Advanced History)

By: Peter Oxley (author)Paperback

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A highly accessible, visual and rigorous series for AS and A2. Perfect for main A Level courses, combining extended period cover with detailed focus on selected topics. Covering almost 150 years of Russian history, from Alexander II, through Glasnost, to the present day. The period 1895 -1941 is dealt with in depth, with separate chapters on the Russian Revolution, Lenin and Stalin.

Contents

1. The lands of the tsars ; 2. Reaction and reform ; 3. Stemming the tide ; 4. Russia on the road to democracy? ; 5. 1917 - year of promise and turmoil ; 6. How did the Bolsheviks stay in power? ; 7. Lenin in history ; 8. Which is the way to socialism? ; 9. Building paradise ; 10. The Terror ; 11. Culture and society in Stalin's Russia ; 12. Historians and Stalin ; 13. Stalin - the final years ; 14. Khrushchev ; 15. Consolidation and collapse ; 16. Russia - continuity and change

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780199134182
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780199134182
  • weight: 717
  • ISBN10: 0199134189

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