origin of Russia.

  • 556 Pages
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  • English
Allen & Unwin , London
Russia -- History -- To



LC ClassificationsDK71 .P3 1954
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 556 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6152026M
LC Control Number54004631

Russian History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Russia, Including Events Such as the Mongol Invasion, the Napoleonic Invasion, Reforms of Peter the Fall of the Soviet Union, and MoreCited by: The Western reader might be more interested in the last chapters of the book, which cover the time afterwhen Mr.

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The history of Russia begins with that of the Eastern Slavs and the Finno-Ugric peoples. Various states have existed in this region, including the Garðaríki ("the realm of towns"), Kievan Rus', Muscovy, Russia, the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and the Russian Federation.

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Discover the best Russian History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. A very well written book revolving around Russia's history from the Kievan Rus up to Putin and Medvedev. I can't really complain about the way Russia's history is presented here, I only wish it was present in more detail, especially the first centuries of it.

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of Social and Political History at the University of Michigan, and Emeritus Professor of Political Science and History at the Univer-sity of Chicago. His many publications on Russian history include Looking Toward Ararat: Armenian Modern History (), and The Soviet Experiment: Russia, the USSR, and the Successor States ().

In origin the old Slavic religion resembled Mithraism in many respects. In its further development it absorbed various elements from Manichaeism and Gnosticism especially. The last two chapters in the book (5 and 6) deal with the tremendous upheaval in the.

The book traces not only the political history of Russia, but also developments in its literature, art and science. Bushkovitch describes well-known cultural figures, such as Chekhov, Tolstoy and Mendeleev, in their institutional and historical by: Originally, the name Rus' (Cyrillic: Русь) referred to the people, regions, and medieval states (9th to 12th centuries) of the Kievan Rus'.In Western culture, it was better known as Ruthenia from the 11th century onwards, Its territories are today distributed among Belarus, Northern Ukraine, Eastern Poland, and the European section of term Россия (Rossija), comes from the.

History Origins [ edit ] The origins of serfdom in Russia (крепостничество, krepostnichestvo) may be traced to the 12th century, when the exploitation of the so-called zakups on arable lands (ролейные (пашенные) закупы, roleyniye (pashenniye) zakupy) and corvée smerds (Russian term for corvée is барщина, barschina) was the closest to what is now known as serfdom.

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(The following history is taken from the book, Researching the Germans from Russia, compiled by Michael M. Miller, published by the Institute for Regional Studies, North Dakota State University, Fargo,pages xvii-xix.) The story of the Germans from Russia had its beginning in while Catherine II, a former German princess of the principality of Anhalt-Zerbst, was Empress of Russia.

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The Belarusian ethnos is traced at least as far in time as other East Slavs. After an initial period of independent feudal consolidation, Belarusian lands were incorporated into the Kingdom of Lithuania, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and later in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the Russian Empire and eventually the Soviet Union.

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Petersburg, Russia), German-born empress of Russia. Definitely Finns, Swedes do not have anyone to do with the name of Russia. Fins were a small tribe, which could hardly have had an impact on ancient Russia.

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