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Love the book - but advertised as new and arrived with rather beat up coverPublished 2 months ago by Suzie Shopper
Excellant book. Vast amount of Russian history. Written in an accessable style.
I would have enjoyed more Visual inserts: Major ones where there however.
Having reading read several novels by Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Solzhenitsyn and many short stories by various Russian authors, I welcomed an opportunity to take a nonfiction look into... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Clayton Mabry
I really enjoyed this book. You can tell how knowledgeable the author is in regards to this book. It covers a wide range of topics. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
A critic of Mr. Putin is gunned down in broad daylight on the streets of Moscow. Russia "reclaims" the Crimea and bloodshed still continues in the Ukraine. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Howard N. Kaplan
Way better and more readable than either the "Icon and the Ax" or "Land of the Firebird". Just the right mix of culture and history.Published 6 months ago by John Desmond
This so much more than a book about history. It reads like a novel and brings in all aspects of life in Russia as it tries define it's identity. Read morePublished 7 months ago by AJ
Very readable, enjoyable history of Russia. It's not too scholarly but gives you tons of information about the country, the people, the culture, the history in general. Read morePublished 9 months ago by HisArtisticDaughter58