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Russia, a social history

Mirsky, D. S. Prince

Russia, a social history

by Mirsky, D. S. Prince

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Published by Cresset Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russia -- History,
  • Russia -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D. S. Mirsky ; edited by C. G. Seligman.
    ContributionsSeligman, C. G. 1873-1940.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 312, xxi p., [10] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14282266M

    The story of Russia¿s First World War remains largely unknown, neglected by historians who have been more interested in the grand drama that unfolded in In Russia¿s First World War: A Social and Economic History Peter Gatrell shows that war is itself ¿revolutionary¿ ¿ rupturing established social and economic ties, but also creating new social and economic relationships 3/5(1).   In a finely wrought narrative of Russia’s turbulent history since perestroika, she argues that the deep state never really reformed itself and that, after Putin came to power in , it rapidly.

    Russia: Experiment with a People by Robert Service pp, Macmillan, £ Robert Service has written an informative and necessary book on the catastrophe that overtook Russia in the s. Books shelved as russian-economic-history: Russia as a 'Developing Society' by Teodor Shanin, Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archiv.

    Pages in category "Social history of Russia" The following 12 pages are in this category, out of 12 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). At the end of the late 19th century, Russian society was strongly hierarchical. Tsarist political structures, religious values, rules governing land ownership and Russia’s legal code all reinforced the nation’s social hierarchy, defining position and status. Russia’s social structure was often depicted and lampooned in visual propaganda.


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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 1 Used from $ 3 New from $ Cited by: Vladimir Andrle's book, A Social History of Twentieth-Century Russia covers roughly the period from the regime of Tsar Alexander III to the beginning of Gorbachev's Russia.

Andrle seeks to present the social context of Russian history. He incorporates peasant customs, family life, and folktales in his historical narrative/5(3).

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Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This history of Russia from prehistoric times to is not intended to serve as a chronicle of events, but is rather a study of the social and cultural development of the Russian nation and its related neighbors, the White Russians and the Ukrainians.

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