2 edition of Studying Russian and Soviet History found in the catalog.
Studying Russian and Soviet History
Abraham S. Ascher
by Social Science Education Consortium
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||122|
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Lenin's Last Struggle offers invaluable insights into the rise of the Bolshevik party and the Soviet Union, a saga complicated by complex strategic Cited by: Studying Russian and Soviet History. Ascher, Abraham, Ed. These essays were written to assist teachers in the task of making Russian history intelligible to young U.S.
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Petersburg) in Marchand defection of the Petrograd garrison launched the revolution. Alongside your study of language, you will choose from introductory level modules on Russian and Soviet history and culture, and on the history and culture of South-East Europe, usually alongside a subsidiary module.
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