A Thousand Years of Russian History
by Sonia E. Howe
Publisher: Williams and Norgate 1915
Number of pages: 488
The aim in 'A Thousand Years of Russian History' is to convey general impressions of the various stages passed through by Russia in the course of her evolution, and to give sketches of the lives of those of her rulers who have stamped their era with the mark of their personality.
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