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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by Mary Platt Parmele - Charles Scribners' Sons
The book gives a good overview of the history of social and political life in the Russia from the earliest times to about the turn of the 20th century. The author's style is a flowing narrative that ties together the various historical events.
by J. Fr. Michaud - A. C. Armstrong & Son
The Crusades have a deeper significance than any isolated personages or events ever possess. They brought two civilizations into conflict, and no events are more important than those which secure the contact of different civilizations.
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide
The book depicts the grim situation of Russia during the civil war. On his trip Wells met many people and came away from this experience pessimistic about the future of Russia, noting that it was slipping into anarchy and even greater backwardness.
by I. L. Plunket - Oxford University Press
The history of Mediaeval Europe is so vast a subject that the attempt to deal with it in a small compass must entail either severe compression or what may appear reckless omission. I venture to claim for the present book a pioneer path of 'omission'.