Книга: Geoffrey Hosking «Russia and the Russians»

Russia and the Russians

Geoffrey Hosking is one of the foremost historians of Russia and its people. The result of a lifetime's knowledge, this monumental and authoritative work has been acclaimed as the definitive single-volume history of Russia, tracing its story from the settlement of Kiev through to the present day. This second edition is updated throughout, with a new chapter on the recent role of Putin and Medvedev, and their impact on Russia's economy, politics and its citizens.

Издательство: "Penguin Books Ltd." (2012)

Формат: 130x190, 782 стр.

ISBN: 978-0718-19360-7

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Geoffrey Hosking

Geoffrey Alan Hosking (born April 28, 1942, Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland) is a historian of Russia and the Soviet Union and formerly Leverhulme Research Professor of Russian History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London.

Hosking studied Russian at King's College, Cambridge, earning an MA, before studying Russian history at Moscow State University. He then studied European history at St. Anthony's College, Oxford, before gaining a PhD in modern Russian history at Cambridge.

He taught at the University of Essex as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, and then Reader from 1966 to 1984, before joining SSEES, where he held the established chair of Russian History from 1984 to 2007. He also held a Leverhulme Research Professorship in Russian History at SSEES from 1999 to 2004.

He has been a visiting lecturer in political science at the University of Wisconsin, a research fellow at Columbia University's Russian Institute, and a visiting professor at the University of Cologne.

Hosking presented the BBC Reith Lectures in 1988.

Hosking retired from UCL SSEES in December 2007. The established chair that he held was reinaugurated in 2008 as the Sir Bernard Pares chair of Russian History. Its first incumbent was Hosking's former research student, Simon Dixon.


* "The Russian Constitutional Experiment - Government and the Duma 1907-1914 (1973)
* "Beyond Socialist Realism: Soviet Fiction since Ivan Denisovich" (1980)
* "A History of the Soviet Union" (1985)
* "The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within" (1992, Second Enlarged Edition of "A History of the Soviet Union")
* "Russia: People and Empire, 1552-1917" (1998) Harvard University Press ISBN 0-674-78119-8
* "Russia and the Russians" (2001)
* "Rulers and Victims - The Russians in the Soviet Union" (2005)

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