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A short history of Russia : how the world's largest country invented itself, from the pagans to Putin / Mark Galeotti.

Galeotti, Mark, (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood NONFICTION 947.086 GAL (Text) 36626104159199 2nd Floor Adult Large Print Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 947.0862 GALE (Text) 39231033693728 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 947.086 GALEOTTI MARK (Text) 30402004771202 NONFICTION Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781335145703
  • ISBN: 1335145702
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Hanover Square Press, [2020]

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Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
Russia is a country with no natural borders, no single ethnic group, no true central identity. At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, it has been subject to invasion by outsiders, from Vikings to Mongols, from Napoleon's French to Hitler's Germans. In order to forge an identity, it has mythologized its past to unite its people and to signal strength to outsiders. In a In a Short history of Russia, Mark Galeotti explores the history of this fascinating, glorious, desperate and exasperating country through two intertwined issues: the way successive influences from beyond its borders have shaped Russia, and the way Russians came to terms with this influence, writing and rewriting their past to understand their present and try to influence their future. In turn, this self-invented history has come to affect not just their constant nation-building project but also their relations with the world.
Subject: Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1952-
Russia (Federation) > Politics and government > 1991-
Russia > History.

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