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Author: Abraham Ascher Narrator: John Pruden Publisher: Tantor Audio Length: Release Date: October 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781541483415

Publisher Description

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Abraham Ascher offers a skillful blend of engaging narrative and fresh analysis in this concise introduction to Russian history. Newly updated on the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, it covers the growing political tensions between Russia and its neighbors, and the mounting divergence between Russian and U.S. foreign policies. This stimulating and beautifully written introduction will prove enlightening for students, scholars, and travelers alike.

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  • A coherent account of Russia's vibrant history, explaining the complex story of Russian development with great clarity. Vividly illuminates Russia's past and shows how it has contributed to its troubled present.

    - Peter Waldron, Professor of Modern History, University of East Anglia

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About the Author

Abraham Ascher is Distinguished Professor of History at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. A highly respected scholar, he is the recipient of numerous awards, and the author of seven books, including The Russian Revolution: A Beginner’s Guide and Stalin: A Beginner’s Guide. He lives in New York.

About the Narrator

John Pruden is an Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator. His exposure to many people, places, and experiences throughout his life provides a deep creative well from which he draws his narrative and vocal characterizations. His narration of The Killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas Powers was chosen by the Washington Post as a Best Audiobook of 2010.