Author : Geoffrey A. Hosking
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Total Pages : 548
Release : 1997
ISBN 10 : 0674781198
ISBN 13 : 9780674781191
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Discusses the sixteenth century roots of the lack of a unified Russian identity, the division between the gentry and the peasantry, and the widening gap in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries which led to revolution and continues to affect Russia today.