Across the Revolutionary Divide

Russia and the USSR, 1861-1945
by Theodore R. Weeks

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (UK)

Series: Blackwell History of Russia

Publication Date: July 23, 2010

ISBN: 9781405169608

Binding: Paperback

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Across the Revolutionary Divide: Russia and the USSR 1861-1945 offers a broad interpretive account of Russian history from the emancipation of the serfs to the end of World War II.
  • Provides a coherent overview of Russia's development from 1861 through to 1945
  • Reflects the latest scholarship by taking a thematic approach to Russian history and bridging the ?revolutionary divide? of 1917
  • Covers political, economic, cultural, and everyday life issues during a period of major changes in Russian history
  • Addresses throughout the diversity of national groups, cultures, and religions in the Russian Empire and USSR
  • Shows how the radical policies adopted after 1917 both changed Russia and perpetuated an economic and political rigidity that continues to influence modern society