Leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union: From the Romanov Dynasty to Vladimir Putin, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union

From the Romanov Dynasty to Vladimir Putin, 1st Edition

By John Paxton

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268 pages | 2 B/W Illus.

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This reference work surveys the leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union- from Michael, the first Romanov tsar in 1613, through the creation and dissolution of the Soviet Union, to the present day President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. Chronologically arranged, these biographies paint a thorough yet succinct portrait of 30 leaders including discussion about the family and education of each ruler, important legislation, events, and wars under each leader's rule; and each leader's achievements and impact on Russia or the Soviet Union.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS032000
HISTORY / Europe / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
REF000000
REFERENCE / General
REF010000
REFERENCE / Encyclopedias