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A History of Russia

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From the Russia of pre-history down through the famous and infamous tsars, through two world wars, Stalin, and the dawn of modern times, this single-volume history tours us in style through a vast, populous, and truly remarkable country.
Hardcover, 679 pages
Published June 28th 1991 by Marboro Books (first published January 1st 1947)
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Brian Allen
This volume is very informative of Russia's History. It is a worthwhile read if you are interested in Russia or you are a history buff. I may need to reread it to give a more detailed review.
Frederick Jackson
Nice, clear readable history and it or something like it should be on everyone's reading list. I admit I was pretty slow in seeing that "John the Dread" was the same person as "Ivan the Terrible"
John Cairns
What struck me was how far out were Pares' predictions - not that that would impair his history which would be based on evidence and his interpretation of it, valid enough.
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Bernard Pares was born in in England in 1867. Educated at Harrow and Cambridge University where he developed a strong interest in Russian history and in 1898 he made his first visit to the country.

In 1902 Pares found employment as an adult education lecturer at the recently established Liverpool University. Five years later he founded the first School of Russian Studies at a British university. D
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