The breakup of the Soviet Union has seen a renewed surge of interest in this contradictory country: a land of fearsome autocrats, from Ivan the Terrible to Stalin; a land of determined reformers from Peter the Great to Mikhail Gorbachov. This atlas follows the fortunes of Russia. It takes in the rise of Muscovy, the creation of the new capital of St Petersburg, territorial expansion under Catherine the Great, the ordeal of 1812, the exploration of the "wild west", the liberation of the serfs and the revolution of 1917.
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Book Description Viking Adult, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110670864617
Book Description Viking Adult, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0670864617