Download e-book for iPad: A History of the Urals: Russia's Crucible from Early Empire by Paul Dukes

By Paul Dukes

ISBN-10: 1472573773

ISBN-13: 9781472573773

ISBN-10: 1472573781

ISBN-13: 9781472573780

The Urals are most sensible referred to as the boundary among Europe and Asia. A heritage of the Urals demonstrates the region's significance in its personal correct, as a crucible of Russia's defence specifically.

In the 1st English-language ebook to discover the topic absolutely, Paul Dukes examines the region's contribution to the facility of the kingdom in tsarist, Soviet and post-Soviet occasions, providing a clean antidote to Moscow-centric interpretations of Russian background. The ebook contextualises more moderen sessions with chapters at the previous years of the Urals and covers the major environmental in addition to fiscal, political and cultural themes.

The booklet comprises illustrations and maps, plus lists of books and internet sites, as aids to additional study and figuring out of the topic. A heritage of the Urals is a vital ebook that gives new and priceless insights for all scholars of Russian history.

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