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20th century Russia

S. Pickering

20th century Russia

by S. Pickering

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Published by O.U.P. .
Written in English


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Statementby S. Pickering.
SeriesChanging world-no. 2
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Open LibraryOL19705553M

  Beginning with the reign of Ivan the Terrible in the sixteenth century, Russia managed to expand at an average rate of 50 square miles per day for hundreds of years, eventually covering one-sixth of the earth’s landmass. By , it was the world’s fourth- or fifth-largest industrial power and the largest agricultural producer in by: 7. Yet an impact was made and, as this book expertly documents, Russia since has encountered difficulties in completely eradicating the legacy of Communism."A History of Twentieth-Century Russia" is the first work to use the mass of material that has become available in the documentary collections, memoirs, and archives over the past decade/5(16).

  In an expansion of the approach used by scholars of the U.S. mass media, Fishzon interrogates the emerging celebrity culture in early 20th-century Russia and, within its context, the relationships--both real and fervently imagined--between operatic stars (and an occasional populist politician) and their (mostly female) fans. r/russia: Anything related to the country of Russia. Все, что связано с Россией Russian history book recommendation: 20th century.

Russia's 20th Century covers a broad range of topics, including the economy, culture, politics, ideology, law and society. This introduction provides a vital background and engaging analysis of Russia's path through a turbulent 20th century. A representative sample of chapters in the book includes: Peasants The Pogrom The Tsar. An essay by Robert Kagan in the Washington Post, Ma , argues for rethinking the big theme of 20th-century history as a struggle between liberalism and authoritarianism, and for an 20th-century world-war-one revisionism.


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The best books on 20th Century Russia recommended by Francis Spufford. Former Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year discusses books that tell the story of Russia in the last century — from Soviet science fiction set in capitalist wastelands 20th century Russia book Khrushchev as raconteur.

It has comparatively few photographs and chronicles the history of Russia/Soviet Union through the 20th century. It is a sad account of a people that has been badly abused by its leadership, whether the czars or the communist party/5(12).

A History of Twentieth-Century Russia is the first work to use the mass of material that has become available in the documentary collections, memoirs, and archives over the past decade. It is an extraordinarily lucid, masterful account of the 4/4(20). The first half of the 20th century was a turbulent time for Russia.

The political system was drastically and violently transformed, there was an explosion of avant-garde art, and then Stalin led the country through the violent period of industrialization.

Many believe that it was during that time that Russia gained enough force and resources to be able to defeat the Nazis in the WW2. The first mass book burning in Amsterdam took place later, in Thereafter, public book burning remained part of life in the Habsburg Netherlands for much of the 16th Century, Anabaptist and Calvinist writings later joining the Lutheran ones in the flames.

Yet despite this relentless campaign, Protestant writings continued to proliferate. A new two-volume history of Russia's turbulent 20th century is being hailed inside and outside the country as a landmark contribution to the swirling debate over Russia's past and national identity.

Michael Khodarkovsky's innovative exploration of Russia's 20th century, through carefully selected vignettes that span the century, offers a fascinating prism through which to view Russian history.

Each chosen microhistory focuses on one particular event or individual that allows you to understand Russia not in abstract terms but in real events in the lives of ordinary.

The result is a book of great originality-a truly panoramic expedition across the turbulent landscape that was Russia's 20th century. Khodarkovsky writes with a conciseness that sacrifices neither learned insight nor analytical sophistication, and readers used to the ponderous detail of much of today's historiography will be refreshed by his.

This short book is a good survey of the upheavals that reprinted the rise and fall of the Soviet Union. If you need a primer on 20th century Russia, this is a good place to start.

Author Brian Moynahan has a nice style and writes with a lot of verve too, as in this post-World War II passage: "No relaxation came with triumph.4/5. The World of Art movement in early 20th-century Russia by Vsevolod; Kamensky Petrov and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Russia Enters The 20th Century Hardback Book The Fast at the best online prices at.

"Russia's 20th Century: A Journey in Histories" distills one of the more complex, thorny, dystopian and tragic eras of history into a slim, highly readable volume that packs an incredible punch. item 4 Maisner, HeatherTh Century Russia (UK IMPORT) BOOK NEW - Maisner, HeatherTh Century Russia (UK IMPORT) BOOK NEW.

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See all. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pickering, Sally. 20th-century Russia. London, Oxford U.P., (OCoLC) Document Type. These challenges make the triumph of Professor Michael Khodarkovsky’s new book: “Russia’s 20th Century: A Journey in Histories,” all the more impressive.

Khodarkovsky has taken a novel approach to charting the century by crafting one hundred vignettes, one for each year of the century. Beginning in the s, mass emigration of the Jewish population began a decline that lasted through the end of the 20th century.

This entire decline is reflected in Russia being colored red on the map that correlates to roughly % of the Jewish population being killed or leaving Russia during the 20th century.

Get this from a library. 20th century Russia: a century of upheaval. [Heather Maisner] -- saw one of the most dramatic revolutions in world history when the workers of Russia united to throw out their tsar and aristocracy, and formed the first communist state. A century later, this. In the 20th century, suffering as a mechanism of evil was explored by authors such as Solzhenitsyn in The Gulag Archipelago.

A leading Russian literary critic of the 20th century Viktor Shklovsky, in his book, Zoo, or Letters Not About Love, wrote, "Russian literature has a bad tradition.

Russian literature is devoted to the description of. The twentieth century was also dramatic in terms of world politics and this book examines all of this change within the context of the First World War, the Second Word War, the Civil War between the Reds and the Whites and the Cold War.

It explores Perestroika and Glasnost and how 21st-century Russia emerged from the collapse of the Soviet Union. You cannot properly understand current world events without understanding the history of the 20th Century.

This topic takes us on a journey from the end of Imperialism through two world wars and the Cold War and brings us to our modern world. Surviving Europe’s Horrendous 20th Century. At the book’s center are a cache of documents from the s through the early s: diaries of son and mother, letters between them and from.Valentina Brougher (PhD University of Kansas) is Professor Emerita, Department of Slavic Languages, Georgetown articles on 20th century Russian writers have been published in major academic journals, and her translations of 20th century prose have appeared in anthologies and special Range: $49 - $  Perhaps the embodiment of 20th Century Russian literature, Solzhenitsyn revealed to the world the corrupt and violent nature of Soviet Russia.

Inhe was sent to a Siberian labor camp for writing derogatory comments about Stalin in a letter. The 8 years he was imprisoned had a profound impact on his life and writing.