Kievan Russia

September 10, 1973|
Kievan Russia by George Vernadsky
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Kievan Russia was originally published in a clothbound edition in 1948 as volume two in George Vernadsky''s comprehensive series, A History of Russia. It is now available for the first time in a paperbound edition. At the time of its publication
Kievan Russia received the following reviews:
"The account of this little-know chapter of Russian history is based on a formidable mass of Slavic Byzantine, Germanic, and Oriental (notably Arabic and Persian_ sources. Much of this material is new, and the thorough utilization of all primary and secondary literature accumulated since Kluchevsky wrote his great history easily makes this volume the definitive study of the Kievan period in the English language. There is hardly an aspect of the life of Russia at that time which remains untouched, and the scope of the author''s interests and erudition is indeed impressive..When all is said, Vernadsky''s filling a definite gap in American historical literature."-The Annals
"This volume is an outstanding contribution to the understanding of an important period of Russian history. It is bound to have a marked influence on Western opinion about the years in Russian history it treats in such masterly manner."-American Historical Review
"If Professor Vernadsky has not written the definitive work on Kievan Russia, no such book could be written without being indebted to Professor Vernadsky''s encyclopedic erudition."-American Historical Review
George Vernadsky is professor emeritus of Russian history at Yale University and the author of numerous books on Russian history.
Professor Emeritus George Vernadsky of Yale University was a Russian emigre who settled in the United States and became one of the foremost historians on the subject of his native land. His life, he said, fell into three periods. The first was his youth in Moscow, taking his degree from the University of Moscow, teaching Russian histor...
Title:Kievan Russia
Product dimensions:430 pages, 8 X 5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:430 pages, 8 X 5 X 1 in
Published:September 10, 1973
Publisher:Yale University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300016475

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