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In retrospect, perhaps there is no shortcut to Russian history.
Still, this book gave me a quick synopsis of the history of such a complex and vast nation. Read more
Wow, pretty poor scholarship. Kind of a gossipy take on the rulers of Russia with very little historical context or analysis. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patricia M.Y. Chang
It's a whirlwind trip through Russia's history written at the turn of the 20th century, which unfortunately stops when Nicholos II was still in power. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Scott Jeffress
I read this book while traveling in Russia last year. The length was perfect for me. And it helped me to appreciate the culture and the historical places visited.Published 6 months ago by jack
Good book to read, but it can be "hard going" at times. Lots of info I did not know about Russia, very interesting.Published 8 months ago by Mr. B. L. Papps