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History of Russia

A Captivating Guide to Russian History, Ivan the Terrible, The Russian Revolution and Cambridge Five
Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
Categories: History, European
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Summary

If you want to discover the captivating history of Russia, then pay attention...

Four captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • Russian History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Russia, Including Events Such as the Mongol Invasion, the Napoleonic Invasion, Reforms of Peter the Great, the Fall of the Soviet Union, and more
  • Ivan the Terrible: A Captivating Guide to the First Tsar of Russia and His Impact on Russian History
  • The Russian Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the February and October Revolutions and the Rise of the Soviet Union Led by Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks
  • The Cambridge Five: A Captivating Guide to the Russian Spies in Britain Who Passed Information to the Soviet Union During World War II

Some of the topics covered in part one of this audiobook include:

  • The Foundation of Rusia
  • The Christianization of Rusia
  • The Fragmentation and Subjugation of Rusia
  • The Rise of Muscovy
  • Overthrowing the Tatar Yoke
  • Gathering the Russian Lands
  • The Birth of a Dynasty
  • The Road to Reform
  • Imperial Majesty
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part two of this audiobook include:

  • Russia Before the First Tsar
  • A Lineage of Heroes
  • The Birth of an Emperor
  • Assassination
  • Becoming Terrible
  • The Legacy of Ivan “The Terrible”
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part three of this audiobook include:

  • Twilight of the Tsars
  • Peace, Land, and Bread
  • Defending the Revolution

Some of the topics covered in part four of this audiobook include:

  • The Undeniable Attraction of Marxism
  • World War II: Espionage Between Allies
  • And much, much more!

So if you want to learn more about the history of Russia, get this audiobook now!

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A very broad look at Russia's History. A good source for quick facts and a general scope on Russia, that great for a close look at any particular ruler.

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I strongly recommend this book

the book surveys the political, economic, social, religious landscapes and other areas too. It gives you a taste of the average Russian's life and spirit through its history. It is exceptionally balanced.

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Very pleased

Russia. A complex and fascinating history, a rich culture with many a contradiction, influenced by a unique geography defined by a sweeping expanse of beautiful but challenging and sometimes harsh and unforgiving landscapes, a “nation” whose history can be characterized as heroic, brutal and tragic.

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A good tool

A History of Russia presents the whole span of Russia's history, from the origins of the Kievan state and the building of an empire, to Soviet Russia, the successor states, and beyond.

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Great resource

The absolute audiobook on Russian history. It will be a helpful resource for years to come. Universal knowledge and a desire to learn.

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Simply Excellent

It gives a flavor of what life was really like in Russia. Can't say enough good things about it. I use it extensively in my Russian Rulers Podcast to verify material found in other books.

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In depth book

Great book on Russian history. We used this book in class and I am glad I bought my own copy. Very good.

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History Lite

I think "A History of Russia" is a great place to begin one's studies of Russia. Reviews by others with more expertise seem to suggest it's more than just a beginner's introduction

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AWESOME

I needed a sense, a understanding of the country and this book gave me that. Russia is a country I knew little about and this helped immensely.

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Enjoyable history of Russia!!

Gives you tons of information about the country, the people, the culture, the history in general. For anyone who is interested in Russia, get it!!

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  • 22-12-19

A good Place to Start

I hope you enjoy this audiobook, and I believe it gives you a better grasp of the Russian people. They are a great nation, and it would be good if more Westerner's understood them better.

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  • Groverdee786
  • 22-12-19

Great Book

This book helps to give a better understanding of the national psyche and why someone like Putin could have public support.

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  • BarneySoleees
  • 22-12-19

A walk through Russian history.

It's mostly factual information. Any of the authors thoughts and opinions are purposefully easy to identify.

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  • CassieStep
  • 22-12-19

Hard Act to Follow. Best book ever on Russia!

Excellent audiobook! Almost did not want to finish because then what could be next? What can top this fabulous book?

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  • GeraldineDyer
  • 22-12-19

understand present day Russia

Great book for a summary of a country with such a rich and complex history.

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  • CollenePetri
  • 22-12-19

Very nice written book, not at all heavy as a book

This is a very good book for those interested in Russian history, particularly the very early years. Have enjoyed it a great deal.

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  • FranciscoBaylone
  • 22-12-19

SPLENDID HISTORY

listen to this audiobook and understand the Russian bear.Captivating History whose thorough review of facts is deliciously melded with amusing information and stirring prose.

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  • AleidaCumminge
  • 22-12-19

Comprehensive History

Comprehensive overview of Russia's long history, written an engaging journalistic style. Good for Russian history novice like myself.

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  • MarylouEhrhardtt
  • 22-12-19

Five Stars

An amazing audiobook on Russian history, having heard it cover to cover twice, I find I am always learning something new each time.

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  • CristiManise
  • 22-12-19

Awesome work of book authors.

I needed a sense, a understanding of the country and this book gave me that. Russia is a country I knew little about and this helped immensely.