Leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union: From the Romanov Dynasty to Vladimir Putin

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Leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union: From the Romanov Dynasty to Vladimir Putin

by John Paxton
Editor John Paxton

Routledge | February 15, 2000 | Hardcover

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This reference work surveys the leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union- from Michael, the first Romanov tsar in 1613, through the creation and dissolution of the Soviet Union, to the present day President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. Chronologically arranged, these biographies paint a thorough yet succinct portrait of 30 leaders including discussion about the family and education of each ruler, important legislation, events, and wars under each leader's rule; and each leader's achievements and impact on Russia or the Soviet Union.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 268 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.9 in

Published: February 15, 2000

Publisher: Routledge

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1579581323

ISBN - 13: 9781579581329

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Leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union: From the Romanov Dynasty to Vladimir Putin

Leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union: From the Romanov Dynasty to Vladimir Putin

by John Paxton
Editor John Paxton

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 268 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.9 in

Published: February 15, 2000

Publisher: Routledge

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1579581323

ISBN - 13: 9781579581329

About the Book

This reference work surveys the leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union- from Michael, the first Romanov tsar in 1613, through the creation and dissolution of the Soviet Union, to the present day President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. Chronologically arranged, these biographies paint a thorough yet succinct portrait of 30 leaders including discussion about the family and education of each ruler, important legislation, events, and wars under each leader's rule; and each leader's achievements and impact on Russia or the Soviet Union.

From the Publisher

This reference work surveys the leaders of Russia and the Soviet Union- from Michael, the first Romanov tsar in 1613, through the creation and dissolution of the Soviet Union, to the present day President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. Chronologically arranged, these biographies paint a thorough yet succinct portrait of 30 leaders including discussion about the family and education of each ruler, important legislation, events, and wars under each leader's rule; and each leader's achievements and impact on Russia or the Soviet Union.

From Our Editors

Editors John Traynor and Eric Wilmot have put together this historical look in Leaders of Russian the Soviet Union Since 1613. Twenty-five essays comprise this chronological survey of Russia's most influential leaders, including Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Alexander II, Lenin, Stalin, Gorbachev and Yeltsin. Each biographical essay considers the historical reputation of the leader and assesses his or her achievements. Each essay also features an illustration, a bibliography, genealogical tables, a glossary of terms and a selection of maps.