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Russia 1855-1991: From Tsars to Commissars

Peter Oxley

Suitable for:  Post-16

Price:  £37.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-913418-2
Publication date: 28/06/2001
Paperback: 304 pages
Dimensions: 255x195mm

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Covering almost 150 years of Russian history, from Alexander II, through Glasnost, to the present day. The period 1895 -1941 is dealt with in depth, with separate chapters on the Russian Revolution, Lenin and Stalin.

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Table of Contents

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