Download e-book for kindle: 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 often called the boundary among Europe and Asia. A heritage of the Urals demonstrates the region's value in its personal correct, as a crucible of Russia's defence particularly.

In the 1st English-language e-book to discover the topic absolutely, Paul Dukes examines the region's contribution to the ability of the country in tsarist, Soviet and post-Soviet instances, providing a clean antidote to Moscow-centric interpretations of Russian background. The publication contextualises newer classes with chapters at the past years of the Urals and covers the major environmental in addition to fiscal, political and cultural themes.

The ebook 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 crucial booklet that gives new and worthy insights for all scholars of Russian history.

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