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    • Publication date:27 Nov 2008

Putin And The Rise Of Russia

By Michael Stuermer

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A brilliant analysis of Putin and the key role a resurgent Russia has to play in world affairs.

A brilliant analysis of Putin and the key role a resurgent Russia has to play in world affairs.

When the Soviet Union collapsed, the world was left wondering about its destiny. Russia is still an enormous power with a population exceeding 140 million, immense military resources and giant energy reserves - in short, a vast land full of promise and opportunity.

Russia has the potential to be a force of stability or a force of turmoil, but when it comes to global affairs, can she be persuaded to join the world order? Will yesterday's revolutionary power become tomorrow's stabilizer?

Professor Stuermer's authoritative and timely account considers a Russia going through a defining phase after the departure of Vladimir Putin. History is on the move: we face an open and challenging future in which Russia, for better or for worse, will play a key role.

Biographical Notes

Michael Stuermer is professor of history at the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard, the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton, the Sorbonne, the University of Toronto and the Institute for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He has written and edited books on various subjects, including Europe and the Middle East.

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  • ISBN: 9780753823378
  • Publication date: 25 Jun 2009
  • Page count: 272
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