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By Paul Dukes

The Urals are most sensible referred to as the boundary among Europe and Asia. A background of the Urals demonstrates the region's value in its personal correct, as a crucible of Russia's defence particularly.

In the 1st English-language publication to discover the topic totally, Paul Dukes examines the region's contribution to the ability of the kingdom in tsarist, Soviet and post-Soviet instances, supplying a fresh antidote to Moscow-centric interpretations of Russian background. The publication contextualises more moderen sessions with chapters at the prior years of the Urals and covers the most important environmental in addition to fiscal, political and cultural themes.

The publication includes illustrations and maps, plus lists of books and internet sites, as aids to extra examine and knowing 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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