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The Resource Russia : a 1,000-year chronicle of the wild east, Martin Sixsmith

Russia : a 1,000-year chronicle of the wild east, Martin Sixsmith

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Russia : a 1,000-year chronicle of the wild east
Title
Russia
Title remainder
a 1,000-year chronicle of the wild east
Statement of responsibility
Martin Sixsmith
Title variation
  • Russia
  • Russia
Title variation remainder
  • a 1000-year chronicle of the wild east
  • a one-thousand-year chronicle of the wild east
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The full and fascinating story of Russia, from its founding in the waning years of the tenth century to its resurgence of wealth and power in the early years of the twenty-first, skillfully tracing the conundrums of modern Russia to their roots in its troubled past. Covering politics, music, literature and art, the author explores the myths Russians have created from their history and explains the nation's seemingly split personality."--Front jacket flap
Summary
Combining in-depth research with personal experiences, a BBC Moscow correspondent tells Russia's full and fascinating story, skillfully tracing the complex political landscape of Russia and its unique place in the modern world
Writing style
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10075983
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Sixsmith, Martin
Dewey number
947
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DK40
LC item number
.S59 2012b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Russia
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia (Federation)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a 1000-year chronicle of the Wild East
Label
Russia : a 1,000-year chronicle of the wild east, Martin Sixsmith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Copyright date 2011
  • Originally published: London : BBC Books, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [575]-588) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Kiev and proto-democracy -- pt. 2. Expansion and empire -- pt. 3. Rise of revolution -- pt. 4. Dictatorship (of the people?) -- pt. 5. Democrats with cold feet
Control code
846541
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 611 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781590207239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781590207239
  • (OCoLC)741538651
Label
Russia : a 1,000-year chronicle of the wild east, Martin Sixsmith
Publication
Note
  • Copyright date 2011
  • Originally published: London : BBC Books, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [575]-588) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Kiev and proto-democracy -- pt. 2. Expansion and empire -- pt. 3. Rise of revolution -- pt. 4. Dictatorship (of the people?) -- pt. 5. Democrats with cold feet
Control code
846541
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 611 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781590207239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781590207239
  • (OCoLC)741538651

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