A comprehensive and accessible guide to Russian society and culture, which should appeal to students of Russian, travellers and anyone who wants to know more about the country, its history and its inhabitants. The book features chapters covering a wide range of topics, from a survey of Russian history; reviews of the key landmarks in Russian literature, music and dance, and art and architecture; through cinema, theatre, scientific achievements and space exploration; to coverage of politics, the education and health systems, transport, sport and leisure; and a chapter on the Russian language - its main features, its history, and current developments. Each chapter contains a "taking it further" section and language tips on how to write or talk about each topic.
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Stephen Webber is Lecturer in International Security at the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham. Tatyana Webber is a native speaker of Russian and has taught Russian at the University of Birmingham for ten years.
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Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Nº de ref. de la librería GOR001800554
Descripción Teach Yourself Books, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Used; Good. Nº de ref. de la librería 1321418