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Author Kochan, Lionel.

Title The making of modern Russia : from Kiev Rus' to the collapse of the Soviet Union / Lionel Kochan and John Keep.

Published London : Penguin Books, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  947 KOCH    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description xii, 603 p. : map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 557-582) and index.
Contents 1. The Rise and Fall of Kiev Rus -- 2. The Mongol Conquest and the Rise of Muscovy -- 3. The Formation of a National State -- 4. Ivan the Terrible and the Crisis of Russian Autocracy -- 5. The Time of Troubles -- 6. The Growth of Absolutism: The Early Romanovs -- 7. Expansion and Burcaucracy: The Age of Peter the Great -- 8. The Birth of Civil Society -- 9. Liberators and Gendarmes -- 10. From Reform to Assassination -- 11. Economic Development and Social Change in the Late Imperial Era -- 12. Towards the First Russian Revolution -- 13. Less Years of Empire -- 14. War and Revolution -- 15. Red Victory -- 16. Recovery and Consolidation -- 17. The Revolution and the World -- 18. Stalinism -- 19. The Great Patriotic War -- 20. Building an Empire, 1945-53 -- 21. From Neo-Leninism to Stagnation -- 22. The Paradoxes of 'Mature Socialism' -- 23. The USSR as a World Power -- 24. Gorbachev and After.
Summary Drawing on documentation only recently made available in the West, this extensively revised and updated edition reflects current views, in Russia and abroad, on the country's past as it approaches the new millennium.
Other author Keep, John L. H.
Subject Russia -- History.
Soviet Union -- History.
ISBN 0140157158