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6 edition of Russian century found in the catalog.

Russian century

a photographic history of Russia"s 100 years

by Brian Moynahan

  • 323 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Russia (Federation)
    • Subjects:
    • Russia -- History -- Nicholas II, 1894-1917.,
    • Russia -- History -- Nicholas II, 1894-1917 -- Pictorial works.,
    • Soviet Union -- History.,
    • Soviet Union -- History -- Pictorial works.,
    • Russia (Federation) -- History -- 1991-,
    • Russia (Federation) -- History -- 1991- -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementtext by Brian Moynahan ; foreword by Yevgeny Yevtushenko ; photographs researched by Annabel Merullo and Sarah Jackson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK246 .M69 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p. :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1091005M
      ISBN 100679420754
      LC Control Number94015256

      The Polly and Irving Allen Collection — A collection of almost early 20th-century Russian illustrated books — pre-Revolutionary and early Soviet, including books illustrated by émigré artists and published outside Russia, often in other languages. The focus of the collection is illustrated children’s books, but there are other. Russian literature is a great way to discover more about the Russian culture and learn about the Russian ways of thinking, feeling, fighting and loving. Here we introduce the most prominent and interesting Russian writers. If you want to know which writers you may want to read based on the ones you already like, try our interactive graph on who is who in the Russian Literature.

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