By Paul Dukes
In the 1st English-language booklet to discover the topic absolutely, Paul Dukes examines the region's contribution to the ability of the nation in tsarist, Soviet and post-Soviet occasions, providing a clean antidote to Moscow-centric interpretations of Russian historical past. The ebook contextualises more moderen classes with chapters at the past years of the Urals and covers the foremost environmental in addition to fiscal, political and cultural themes.
The publication comprises illustrations and maps, plus lists of books and internet sites, as aids to extra examine and knowing of the topic. A background of the Urals is a vital booklet that offers new and beneficial insights for all scholars of Russian history.
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