The Resource Russia : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis

Russia : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis

Label
Russia : a country study
Title
Russia
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Title variation
Country studies, Russia
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DK510.23
LC item number
.R883 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Curtis, Glenn E.
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series
  • DA pam
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550-115
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Russia (Federation)
Target audience
specialized
Label
Russia : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed July 1996."
  • Maps on lining papers
  • (c)2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 621-665) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early history. The inhabitants of the East European Plain ; The East Slavs and the Varangians ; The golden age of Kiev ; The rise of regional centers -- Muscovy. The rise of Muscovy ; The evolution of the Russian aristocracy ; Ivan IV ; The time of troubles ; The Romanovs ; Expansion and Westernization -- Early imperial Russia. Peter the Great and the Russian empire ; The era of palace revolutions ; Imperial expansion and maturation: Catherine II -- Ruling the empire. War and peace, 1796-1825 ; Reaction under Nicholas I -- Transformation of Russia in the nineteenth century. Economic developments ; Reforms and their limit, 1855-92 ; Foreign affairs after the Crimean War ; The rise of revolutionary movements ; Witte and accelerated industrialization ; Radical political parties develop ; Imperialism in Asia and the Russo-Japanese War -- The last years of the autocracy. Revolution and counterrevolution, 1905-07 ; The Stolypin and Kokovtsov governments ; Active Balkan policy, 1906-13 ; Russia at war, 1914-16 ; The fatal weakening of tsarism -- Revolutions and civil war. The February Revolution ; The period of dual power ; The Bolshevik revolution ; Civil war and war communism -- The era of the new economic policy. Lenin's leadership ; Stalin's rise to power ; Foreign policy, 1921-28 ; Society and culture in the 1920s -- Transformation and terror. Industrialization and collectivization ; The purges ; Mobilization of society ; Foreign policy, 1928-39 -- The war years. Prelude to war ; The Great Patriotic War -- Reconstruction and Cold War. Reconstruction years ; Onset of the Cold War ; The death of Stalin -- The Khrushchev era. Collective leadership and the rise of Khrushchev ; Foreign policy under Khrushchev ; Khrushchev's reforms and fall -- The Brezhnev era. Collective leadership and the rise of Brezhnev ; Foreign policy of a superpower ; The economy under Brezhnev ; Culture and the arts in the 1960s and 1970s ; The death of Brezhnev -- The leadership transition period. The Andropov interregnum ; The Chernenko interregnum -- The Gorbachev era. Gorbachev's first year ; New thinking: foreign policy under Gorbachev ; Gorbachev's reform dilemma ; Nationality ferment ; The August coup and its aftermath -- Physical environment. Global position and boundaries ; Administrative and territorial divisions ; Topography and drainage ; Climate -- Environmental problems. Environmental conditions ; The response to environmental problems -- Population. Demographic conditions ; Migration -- Future prospects -- Ethnic composition. The Russians ; Minority peoples and their territories ; Other ethnic groups ; Movements toward sovereignty -- Religion. The Russian Orthodox Church ; Other religions ; Religion and foreign policy -- The Russian language -- Literature and the arts. Literature ; Music ; Ballet ; Architecture and painting -- Outlook -- Social structure. Social stratification ; Wages and work ; Rural life ; Social organizations ; The family ; The role of women ; Sexual attitudes -- Education. The Soviet heritage ; The post-Soviet education structure ; Higher education ; Education and society -- Health. Health conditions ; The health system -- Housing. The Soviet era ; Post-Soviet conditions ; Land reform and private enterprise -- Social welfare. Pensions ; Worker protection and benefits ; The homeless -- Historical background. The eras of Lenin and Stalin ; The postwar growth period ; Reform and resistance ; The perestroika program ; Unforeseen results of reform -- Economic reform in the 1990s. The Yeltsin economic program ; Monetary and fiscal policies ; Privatization ; Economic conditions in mid-1996 -- Natural resources -- Agriculture. Crops ; Agricultural policy ; Agricultural production -- Energy. Exploitation and consumption ; Oil ; Natural gas ; Coal ; Nuclear energy ; Conventional power generation ; Foreign investment in oil and gas -- Banking and finance. The soviet financial system ; The financial sector in the 1990s ; Taxation --
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st edition
Extent
1 online resource (cvii, 728 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Russia : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Glenn E. Curtis
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed July 1996."
  • Maps on lining papers
  • (c)2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 621-665) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early history. The inhabitants of the East European Plain ; The East Slavs and the Varangians ; The golden age of Kiev ; The rise of regional centers -- Muscovy. The rise of Muscovy ; The evolution of the Russian aristocracy ; Ivan IV ; The time of troubles ; The Romanovs ; Expansion and Westernization -- Early imperial Russia. Peter the Great and the Russian empire ; The era of palace revolutions ; Imperial expansion and maturation: Catherine II -- Ruling the empire. War and peace, 1796-1825 ; Reaction under Nicholas I -- Transformation of Russia in the nineteenth century. Economic developments ; Reforms and their limit, 1855-92 ; Foreign affairs after the Crimean War ; The rise of revolutionary movements ; Witte and accelerated industrialization ; Radical political parties develop ; Imperialism in Asia and the Russo-Japanese War -- The last years of the autocracy. Revolution and counterrevolution, 1905-07 ; The Stolypin and Kokovtsov governments ; Active Balkan policy, 1906-13 ; Russia at war, 1914-16 ; The fatal weakening of tsarism -- Revolutions and civil war. The February Revolution ; The period of dual power ; The Bolshevik revolution ; Civil war and war communism -- The era of the new economic policy. Lenin's leadership ; Stalin's rise to power ; Foreign policy, 1921-28 ; Society and culture in the 1920s -- Transformation and terror. Industrialization and collectivization ; The purges ; Mobilization of society ; Foreign policy, 1928-39 -- The war years. Prelude to war ; The Great Patriotic War -- Reconstruction and Cold War. Reconstruction years ; Onset of the Cold War ; The death of Stalin -- The Khrushchev era. Collective leadership and the rise of Khrushchev ; Foreign policy under Khrushchev ; Khrushchev's reforms and fall -- The Brezhnev era. Collective leadership and the rise of Brezhnev ; Foreign policy of a superpower ; The economy under Brezhnev ; Culture and the arts in the 1960s and 1970s ; The death of Brezhnev -- The leadership transition period. The Andropov interregnum ; The Chernenko interregnum -- The Gorbachev era. Gorbachev's first year ; New thinking: foreign policy under Gorbachev ; Gorbachev's reform dilemma ; Nationality ferment ; The August coup and its aftermath -- Physical environment. Global position and boundaries ; Administrative and territorial divisions ; Topography and drainage ; Climate -- Environmental problems. Environmental conditions ; The response to environmental problems -- Population. Demographic conditions ; Migration -- Future prospects -- Ethnic composition. The Russians ; Minority peoples and their territories ; Other ethnic groups ; Movements toward sovereignty -- Religion. The Russian Orthodox Church ; Other religions ; Religion and foreign policy -- The Russian language -- Literature and the arts. Literature ; Music ; Ballet ; Architecture and painting -- Outlook -- Social structure. Social stratification ; Wages and work ; Rural life ; Social organizations ; The family ; The role of women ; Sexual attitudes -- Education. The Soviet heritage ; The post-Soviet education structure ; Higher education ; Education and society -- Health. Health conditions ; The health system -- Housing. The Soviet era ; Post-Soviet conditions ; Land reform and private enterprise -- Social welfare. Pensions ; Worker protection and benefits ; The homeless -- Historical background. The eras of Lenin and Stalin ; The postwar growth period ; Reform and resistance ; The perestroika program ; Unforeseen results of reform -- Economic reform in the 1990s. The Yeltsin economic program ; Monetary and fiscal policies ; Privatization ; Economic conditions in mid-1996 -- Natural resources -- Agriculture. Crops ; Agricultural policy ; Agricultural production -- Energy. Exploitation and consumption ; Oil ; Natural gas ; Coal ; Nuclear energy ; Conventional power generation ; Foreign investment in oil and gas -- Banking and finance. The soviet financial system ; The financial sector in the 1990s ; Taxation --
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st edition
Extent
1 online resource (cvii, 728 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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