The End of Imperial Russia, 1855–1917

Author: Peter Waldron

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1349254835

Category: Economics

Page: 200

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This book explores the long-term reasons for the demise of Imperial Russia, examining the failure of the autocratic state to strengthen its own political position while economic change transformed Russian society. It seeks to explain its debilitating internal tensions and to link these to the pressures exerted by Russia's repeated failure in war and by the empire's continuing expansion. Lastly, it analyzes what led to Russia being governed, only eight months after the collapse of Tsarism, by the Bolsheviks' revolutionary regime.
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A/AS Level History for AQA Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855–1964 Student Book

Author: Robert Francis,Hannah Dalton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107531152

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the AQA 2015 A/AS Level History. Written for the AQA A/AS Level History specifications for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book covers the Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964 Breadth component. Completely matched to the new AQA specification, this full-colour Student Book provides valuable background information to contextualise the period of study. Supporting students in developing their critical thinking, research and written communication skills, it also encourages them to make links between different time periods, topics and historical themes.
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Governing Tsarist Russia

Author: Peter Waldron

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780333717172

Category: History

Page: 256

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The Tsarist Empire posed unique problems to its rulers. Peter Waldron examines the challenges that faced them in terms of geography, culture, finance and military power, analysing the sources of the Russian Empire's strength and the reasons why--when other European monarchies were forced to surrender authority--the tsars were able to maintain their unlimited power for so long.
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Europe's Long Twelfth Century

Order, Anxiety and Adaptation, 1095-1229

Author: John D. Cotts

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137296089

Category: History

Page: 256

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Between 1095 and 1229, Western Europe confronted a series of alternative cultural possibilities that would fundamentally transform its social structures, its intellectual life, and its very identity. It was a period of difficult decisions and anxiety rather than a triumphant 'renaissance'. In this fresh reassessment of the twelfth century, John D. Cotts: • shows how new social, economic and religious options challenged Europeans to re-imagine their place in the world • provides an overview of political life and detailed examples of the original thought and religious enthusiasm of the time • presents the Crusades as the century's defining movement. Ideal for students and scholars alike, this is an essential overview of a pivotal era in medieval history that arguably paved the way for a united Europe.
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The Medieval Papacy

Author: Brett Edward Whalen

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137374780

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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During the Middle Ages, the popes of Rome claimed both spiritual authority and worldly powers, vying with emperors for supremacy, ruling over the Papal States, and legislating the norms of Christian society. They also faced profound challenges to their proclaimed primacy over Christendom. The Medieval Papacy explores the unique role that the Roman Church and its papal leadership played in the historical development of medieval Europe. Brett Edward Whalen pays special attention to the religious, intellectual and political significance of the papacy from the first century through to the Reformation in the sixteenth century. Ideal for students, scholars and general readers alike, this approachable survey helps us to understand the origins of an idea and institution that continue to shape our modern world.
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Khrushchev

Author: Geoffrey Swain

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137335513

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

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This concise, approachable introduction to Khrushchev explores the innovative theme of Khrushchev as reformer, arguing that the 'bumbling' nature of those reforms only partly reflected Khrushchev's uncertainty about how to act. Swain provides a cogent account of Khrushchev's political career and of his wider role in Soviet and world politics.
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Beyond Calvin

The Intellectual, Political and Cultural World of Europe's Reformed Churches, c. 1540-1620

Author: Graeme Murdock

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137197161

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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An international community of Reformed churches emerged during the sixteenth century. Although attempts were made by Calvinists to reach agreement over key beliefs, and to establish uniformity in patterns of worship and church government, there were continuing divisions over some ideas and differences between local practices of moral discipline and religious life. However, Reformed intellectuals developed common ideas about rights of resistance against tyrants, communities prayed, fasted and donated money to aid brethren in distress, and many Calvinists across the Continent developed a strong sense of collective identity. Beyond Calvin considers the Reformed churches of Europe in an international and comparative context from around 1540 to 1620. Graeme Murdock: - discusses how Calvinism operated as an international movement by looking at links between Reformed churches, communities and states - explains what Reformed churches across the Continent stood for - focuses on how Calvinists sought to purify the practice of Christian religion, and to renew European politics, society and culture - examines both the strengths and limits of the international Reformed community
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The Tsarist Economy

1850-1917

Author: Peter Gatrell

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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A History of Russia: To 1917

Author: Walter Moss

Publisher: Anthem Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 632

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This new edition retains the features of the first edition that made it a popular choice in universities and colleges throughout the US, Canada and around the world. Moss's accessible history includes full treatment of everyday life, the role of women, rural life, law, religion, literature and art. In addition, it provides many other features that have proven successful, including: a well-organized and clearly written text, references to varying historical perspectives, numerous illustrations and maps, fully updated bibliographies accompanying each chapter as well as a general bibliography, a glossary, and chronological and genealogical lists.
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Empire Europe?

Die EU im Licht neuer Imperiumstheorien

Author: Philipp Hofmann

Publisher: Tectum Wissenschaftsverlag

ISBN: 3828856411

Category: Political Science

Page: 135

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Die Europäische Union steht innerhalb des internationalen Systems seit geraumer Zeit im Fokus der Diskussion um innovative politische Ordnungs- bzw. Herrschaftsmodelle. Dabei nimmt zunehmend die Idee einer neuen imperialen Ordnung im Rahmen der EU Gestalt an. Sie steht im Widerspruch zu etablierten Ordnungskonzepten, die die EU auf dem Weg zum Staatenbund oder europäischen Einheitsstaat sehen. Philipp Hofmann widmet sich vier zentralen Beiträgen der "neuen Imperiumstheorien" aus der Governance-Perspektive. Dazu macht er die Qualität der EU als Imperium nicht vornehmlich in einer nach außen gerichteten Zwangsordnung fest, sondern an ihrer nach innen gerichteten Herrschaftsordnung. Nach Verortung jener Steuerungs- und Regelungs-Mechanismen, in denen sich imperiale Herrschaft widerspiegelt, identifiziert der Autor Anknüpfungspunkte von der imperialen Governance zur Multi-Level Governance der EU. Als Fallbeispiele zur Sprache kommen dabei die neuen EU-Entscheidungsregeln nach dem Lissabonvertrag sowie die Formung und Umsetzung der letzten Stufe der Wirtschafts- und Währungsunion.
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Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
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A History of Russia: Since 1855

Author: Walter Moss

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 9780070434820

Category: History

Page: 569

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Forge of Empires

Three Revolutionary Statesmen and the World They Made, 1861-1871

Author: Michael Knox Beran

Publisher: Free Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 496

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Documents the efforts of Abraham Lincoln, Germany's Otto Von Bismarck, and Russia's Alexander II to forge the three super-powers that would dominate the twentieth century, in an account that traces the dramatic social changes that occurred throughout each region. 35,000 first printing.
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A history of Western society

Author: John P. McKay,Bennett D. Hill,John Buckler

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Div

ISBN: 9780395433461

Category: History

Page: 1061

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A History of Western Society Since 1400

Author: John P. McKay,Bennett D. Hill,John Buckler

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin School

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 1077

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A text which aims to cover the main developments and themes of Western civilization from 1400 to the present. Although attention is given to important political and cultural aspects, the emphasis is on social and economic history. Ancillary package available upon adoption.
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