A Short History of Russia
by Mary Platt Parmele
Publisher: Charles Scribners' Sons 1907
Number of pages: 90
The book gives a good overview of the history of social and political life in the Russia from the earliest times to about the turn of the 20th century. Author's style is a flowing narrative that ties together the various historical events of the country in easy to read, comprehensive text, tempered as it were by prevailing social views.
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