Russia: A 1, 000-year Chronicle of the Wild East :: Martin Sixsmith soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: BBC Books, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Maps (1); Title page vignette;
From the cover: Russia is a country of cultural refinement, yet a country that rules by the iron fist, with an ingrained readiness to sacrifice the individual for the collectivist cause. In this riveting history, Martin Sixsmith shows how Russias complex identity has been formed over a thousand years, and how understanding its history can help us understand its often baffling behaviour at home and abroad.
Combining in-depth research, …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Pages very gently age-tanned.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 611 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my History catalogue?