New Books on Russian History

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 by thewitt

Check out these new books on Russian history:

Russian History: A Very Short Introduction

by Geoffrey Hosking

154 pgs.

A short book about a very large country. Interested in learning about Russia, but don't have much free reading time? This overview follows the story of Russia from the Middle Ages, when Kiev and Novgorod were the most powerful towns, to the current Putin era.

Russian History


A Concise History of Russia

by Paul Bushkovitch

491 pgs.

Want to delve into Russian history more fully? Here is a longer, more complete account.

A Concise History of Russia


Rasputin: The Untold Story

by Joseph T. Fuhrmann

284 pgs.

The story of the mystic and advisor to Czar Nicholas II, who was assassinated just a few years before the 1917 revolution for unclear motives.


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