Excellent complement to History of Russia from Peter the Great to Gorbachev , focusing a little before the raise of Bolshevism fall of Nicholas II to the end of Soviet Republic. Fascinating and so heartbreaking of a history Delivery is a bit on the dry side, but very interesting. The Oval Office To The Streets Of Moscow, World Leaders And Ordinary Citizens Alike Share Concerns About Russia Can Democracy Survive There What Does The Future Hold For The Once Expansive, Still Powerful, Russian Nation Is Soviet Communism Truly Dead Top Diplomats Struggle Daily With Questions Like These With This Course, You Can Begin Investigating Them For YourselfLECTURES Lectures Nicholas II And The Russian Empire The Failure Of Constitutional Government Russia And The First World War Lenin And The Origins Of Bolshevism [ read Online The Rise and Fall of Soviet Communism: A History of 20th-Century Russia ↠´ space PDF ] by Gary Hamburg ↠´ Lenin Comes To Power Lenin And The Making Of A Bolshevik State The Twenties Stalin And The Second October Revolution Stalin And The Great Terror Stalin, Hitler And The Road To War The USSR At War Stalin S Last Years De Stalinization Gorbachev And Perestroika The Disintegration Of The USSR Rebirth Of Russia Or The Rebirth Of The USSR A good refresher of world s history Everything from Nicolai the second through modern Russia It gave a good idea of the reasons behind current events and a better understanding of the cold War Very interesting in deed. Gary never forgets to mention how innocent jews are and how much he likes them. Definitely worth a listen A great introduction to Russian history. Í The Rise and Fall of Soviet Communism: A History of 20th-Century Russia ↠´ For me this takes 3. 5 out of 5 These lectures serve as introduction and clear major event outline for the history of Russia from 1900 to 1995, but as the time is limited without an actual reading in details in the entire event you will not get clear picture of the subjectAs for the lecturer he was little bi boring but in total he s ok This is a great lecture series particularly in light of current events in Ukraine The lectures end with Yeltson, but Hamburg predicts Putin and the Russian desire to re create the empire.
I ve listened to this as part of the TTC Great Lecture series Although outdated published during the Jeltsin presidency it gives some insights in the Russian politics The lessons focus mostly on the early Communist period, WOII until the death of Stalin in 1953 The latter Communist years after Chroestjov are somewhat less touched upon This I found a pity However, all in all a good introduction to Soviet Communism. The title was a touch misleading I might replace the word communism with Union, since the lectures did much to describe the politics and leaders of the Soviet Union than the economic system Nevertheless, it was a very interesting survey of Russian and Soviet history and a good foundation for a study of Russian past, present and future Not as much information about the practice of socialism besides its setting the stage well for dictators to take power and commit egregious crimes against their people.
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