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Empire

The Russian Empire and Its Rivals

Empire( )
Author: Lieven, Dominic
ISBN:978-0-300-09726-9
Publication Date:Aug 2002
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.00
Book Description:

How does one empire differ from another? Why do empires rise and fall? What has made empires flourish in some eras and regions of the world but not in others? In this broad and ambitious book, Dominic Lieven explores the place and meaning of empire from ancient Rome to the present. The central focus of the book is Russia and the rise and fall of the Tsarist and the Soviet Empires. The overwhelming majority of works on empire concentrate on the European maritime powers....
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Book Details
Pages:532
Detailed Subjects: History / Russia & The Former Soviet Union
Political Science / World / Russian & Former Soviet Union
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.86 Pounds
Author Biography
Lieven, Dominic (Author)
Dominic Lieven, a former Kennedy scholar at Harvard University, is professor of Russian government at the London School of Economics.




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