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Russia 1855-1991: From Tsars to Commissars : From Tsars to Commissars - Peter Oxley

Russia 1855-1991: From Tsars to Commissars

From Tsars to Commissars

Paperback Published: 28th June 2001
ISBN: 9780199134182
Number Of Pages: 304

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Specially written for the AS/A2 examinations, this book combines extended period cover with detailed focus on exam board-selected topics. The lively, accessible text is supplemented by "Spotlights", providing detailed study of sources on key issues and topics and "Document Exercises", offering opportunities for assessment and exam practice. Covering almost 150 years of Russian history, from Alexander II, through Glasnost, to the present day, a recurring theme is the drive to modernise. The period 1895-1941 is dealt with in depth, with separate chapters on the Russian Revolution, Lenin and Stalin.

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

ISBN: 9780199134182
ISBN-10: 0199134189
Series: Oxford Advanced History
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 28th June 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.6 x 19.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.72