Catalogue


Cultural atlas of Russia and the Soviet Union /
by Robin Milner-Gulland with Nikolai Dejevsky.
imprint
New York ; Oxford : Facts on File Publications, 1989.
description
240 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
ISBN
0816022070
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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geographic term
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imprint
New York ; Oxford : Facts on File Publications, 1989.
isbn
0816022070
general note
"An Equinox book"--P. [2].
Includes index.
catalogue key
427905
 
Bibliography: p. 225-227.
Gazetteer: p. 232-234.
A Look Inside
Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Choice on 1990-04:
This lavishly illustrated reference book combines geographical, historical, and regional studies covering Russia and the Soviet Union from earliest times to the present. The atlas features 295 illustrations (214 in color) and 46 maps, including those devoted to geographic features, languages, and historical periods all the way from 10th-century Eastern Europe and Byzantium to Central Asia today. The volume also features some two dozen special sections on a variety of topics, such as Scythian Gold, the great age of Russian art, 1812, pre-Revolutionary peasant life, religion in the Soviet Union, and the cities of Moscow and Leningrad. Combined with all of this is a splendid grab bag of extras, including wonderful endpapers, a glossary, a gazetteer, a bibliography, a list of rulers, a chronological table, and an index. Aimed at the general reader, the atlas is easy to use, informative, and entertaining. Recommended for both public and academic libraries. -S. C. Summer, Columbia University
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Reference & Research Book News, February 1990
Choice, April 1990
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