Understanding Contemporary Russia (Understanding: Introductions to the States & Regions of the Contemporary World)

ISBN: 9781588265616
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub
Publication Date: 2008-10-31
Number of pages: 423
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"Understanding Contemporary Russia" provides a thorough introduction to this complex country as it confronts the challenges of today's interdependent world. Interdisciplinary in design, the book is intended for use as a core text in introductory survey and politics courses and also as a supplement in a variety of discipline-oriented courses.The authors draw on the best scholarship in their fields to provide sophisticated yet accessible treatments of subjects ranging from geography and history, to politics, economics, and international relations, to ethnicity, population movements, the environment, the role of women, religion, and literature and film. Numerous maps, photographs, and suggestions for further reading enhance the text.This title offers a thorough, interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary Russian politics, economics, society, and culture.

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