Russia Under Tsarism and Communism 1881-1953, Paperback

Russia Under Tsarism and Communism 1881-1953 Paperback

Part of the SHP Advanced History Core Texts series


Depend on SHP's comprehensive and best-selling core texts to enrich your understanding of A Level History. SHP Advanced History Core Texts are the Schools History Project's acclaimed books for A level History.

They offer: - clear and penetrating narrative - comprehensively explaining the content required for examination success - thought provoking and relevant activities that explore the content and help students think analytically about the subject - thorough exam preparation through carefully designed tasks that address the distinctive requirements of A Level history including guidance in essay writing and source-based investigations. - a wide range of revision strategies including structured content summaries Additional features include: - A focus route pathway for independent learners - Learning Trouble Spots - which address common misunderstandings - diagrammatic summaries of key areas of content and historical issues - accessible summaries of recent historical debates. - active learning approaches, including decision-making exercises Russia under Tsarism and Communism 1881-1953 this title is a comprehensive core text on Russian history from 1881 to the death of Stalin. It is a second edition of the bestselling Communist Russia under Lenin and Stalin.

This second edition is extended to cover the Tsarist pre-revolutionary period.

Major themes include - the nature of Tsarist rule in Russia and the causes and consequences of the 1905 revolution; - the causes and consequences of the Russian Revolution in 1917; - the nature, the achievements and failures of Lenin's and Stalin's Communist regimes; - the ongoing historiographical debate about this period and the current reinterpretations of it.

Other improvements for this second edition include more streamlined coverage of Stalin's foreign policy.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 408 pages, Black and white photos and diagrams throughout
  • Publisher: Hodder Education
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  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781444124231


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