By Paul Dukes

ISBN-10: 1472573773

ISBN-13: 9781472573773

ISBN-10: 1472573781

ISBN-13: 9781472573780

The Urals are most sensible often called the boundary among Europe and Asia. A heritage of the Urals demonstrates the region's significance in its personal correct, as a crucible of Russia's defence particularly.

In the 1st English-language e-book to discover the topic totally, Paul Dukes examines the region's contribution to the facility of the nation in tsarist, Soviet and post-Soviet occasions, supplying a clean antidote to Moscow-centric interpretations of Russian heritage. The ebook contextualises newer sessions with chapters at the past years of the Urals and covers the major environmental in addition to financial, political and cultural themes.

The booklet comprises illustrations and maps, plus lists of books and internet sites, as aids to extra study and realizing of the topic. A heritage of the Urals is a crucial booklet that gives new and beneficial insights for all scholars of Russian history.

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