Star historians and experts feature in this unique collaboration Russia is a popular subject with history readers Explores fascinating new aspects of modern Russian history, from the time of the Tsars, to Stalingrad, to nuclear standoff in the Cold War, and the current troubles in Central Asia
Mark and Ljubica have assembled many of the leading historians of Russia for this book, including Norman Stone, Omer Bartov, Donald Cameron Watt, Hew Strachan, Antony Beevor and Robert Service.
... fascinating. A star-studded cast of contributors address everything from the SALT treaties to Central Asia via the women of Stalingrad and the cinema of Blitzkrieg - THE SCOTSMAN... a variety of illuminating views, at times controversial, which includes new coverage of well-established matters as well as the introduction of lesser-known aspects of Russian history. - THE ARMOURER... the range is impressive and a fitting tribute to a great historian. - CONTEMPORARY REVIEW