The book is thoroughly researched, beautifully written, and full of fascinating vignettes.
With a scope that reaches from to Muscovy's conquest of Siberia in the 16th and 17th centuries to modern times, it explores the effects of colonial exploitation, the Revolutions o Alan Wood's ambitious work is the first to address the whole span — both chronologically and thematically - of the development of Siberia, and its role in both the Russian and the global context. With a scope that reaches from to Muscovy's conquest of Siberia in the 16th and 17th centuries to modern times, it explores the effects of colonial exploitation, the Revolutions of and developments during the Soviet period.
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Russia's Frozen Frontier is also the first book to detail the history of Siberia from the view of Siberians themselves - both Russian and native - rather than seen through the lens of Moscow or St Petersburg. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. More Details Other Editions 2. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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The problem with most histories of Siberia is they more or less retell the same old story over and over, while neglecting a lot of information that covers the past fifty years or so. Apr 11, Melanie Peake is currently reading it. Annoyingly, the author is fond of frequent so far quirks of verbiage like these: "hyperborean hyperbole", and "fabled sable".