History of Russia: A Captivating Guide to Russian History, Ivan the Terrible, The Russian Revolution and Cambridge Five (Paperback)

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If you want to discover the captivating history of Russia, then keep reading...

Four captivating manuscripts in one book:

  • Russian History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Russia, Including Events Such as the Mongol Invasion, the Napoleonic Invasion, Reforms of Peter the Great, the Fall of the Soviet Union, and More
  • Ivan the Terrible: A Captivating Guide to the First Tsar of Russia and His Impact on Russian History
  • The Russian Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the February and October Revolutions and the Rise of the Soviet Union Led by Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks
  • The Cambridge Five: A Captivating Guide to the Russian Spies in Britain Who Passed Information to the Soviet Union During World War II

Russia, or the Russian Federation as it is officially known, is the world's largest country and covers almost a sixth of the global landmass. The country is often associated with harsh climates and autocratic government. The shadow of communism and the Cold War continues to influence global attitudes towards Russia.

This new captivating history book serves as an overview of Russian history over the span of more than a millennium, from the foundation of the Russian state by the Viking prince Rurik in 862 AD until the collapse of the Soviet Union at the end of 1991.

Some of the topics covered in part 1 of this book include:

  • The Foundation of Rus
  • The Christianization of Rus
  • The Fragmentation and Subjugation of Rus
  • The Rise of Muscovy
  • Overthrowing the Tatar yoke
  • Gathering the Russian Lands
  • The Birth of a Dynasty
  • The Road to Reform
  • Imperial Majesty
  • Enlightened Despotism
  • Reform and Reaction
  • War and Revolution
  • Terror and Upheaval
  • The Great Patriotic War
  • Cold War
  • Reform and Collapse
  • And much, much more

Some of the topics covered in part 2 of this book include:

  • Russia Before the First Tsar
  • A Lineage of Heroes
  • The Birth of an Emperor
  • Assassination
  • Becoming Terrible
  • The Coronation of the First Tsar
  • An Ambitious Young Ruler
  • Books and Cathedrals
  • Death in the Family
  • Betrayal
  • Revenge
  • The Failure of the Oprichniki
  • Two Killings
  • The Legacy of Ivan "The Terrible"
  • And much, much more

Some of the topics covered in part 3 of this book include:

  • Twilight of the Tsars
  • The Midnight Train
  • Dual Power
  • Return from exile
  • The July Days
  • The abortive coup
  • Ten Days that Shook the World
  • Peace, Land, and Bread
  • Defending the Revolution

Some of the topics covered in part 4 of this book include:

  • The Undeniable Attraction of Marxism
  • Students of Prestige
  • Anthony Blunt: Teacher, Lover, Recruiter
  • Burgess: A Mole Within the BBC
  • Maclean and the Spanish Civil War
  • World War II: Espionage Between Allies
  • Enigma, Bombe, and Colossus
  • Espionage and the Battle of Kursk
  • Project Venona
  • Allied Insurgents in Albania
  • The Downfall of the Cambridge Five
  • And much, much more

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781950922130
ISBN-10: 1950922138
Publisher: Ch Publications
Publication Date: May 30th, 2019
Pages: 374
Language: English