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Rise of Russia.

Robert Wallace

Rise of Russia.

by Robert Wallace

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Published by Time-Life Bks. .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesGt.Ages of Man S
The Physical Object
PaginationD4.183. Ill.(some col.).
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17123240M
ISBN 100900658371

  This is a journalist’s book, which harvests old notebooks and clips. Myers has covered Russia for The New York Times on and off since and Author: Gal Beckerman. Putting aside ""awe and presupposition,"" Mr. Wallace (author of the recent well-received The World of Leonardo) and the Time-Life factorium have produced a comprehensive (and appreciative) popular history of Russia from pre-history through the reign of Peter the Great. The text integrates political events, cultural process and the structure of society; it is adorned with occasional marginal.

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