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The Beginnings of Russian History : An Enquiry into Sources, Paperback / softback Book

The Beginnings of Russian History : An Enquiry into Sources Paperback / softback


Nora Kershaw Chadwick (1891-1972) was a prominent historian and literary scholar. Originally published in 1946, this book presents an examination by Chadwick of early Russian written sources.

The text discusses Russia's rich historical traditions and chronicles, and assesses the extent of oral elements.

These areas are related to Greek, Oriental and Scandinavian writings.

The various traditions within the Russian chronicles are isolated and studied in detail.

This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Russian history and Russian historical sources.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 194 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781107652569



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