2 edition of Geography of Russia found in the catalog.
Geography of Russia
N. T. Mirov
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||DK17 .M5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 362 p. :|
|Number of Pages||362|
|LC Control Number||51001947|
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Russia’s Physical Geography and Climate. Russia is the largest country in the world, containing 1/8 of the entire world’s land area (see Figure ).Russia is also the northernmost large and populous country in the world, with much of the country lying above the Arctic Circle. The book goes well beyond the bounds of a general geography text, giving students the historical and political context that will help them engage more thoughtfully with the material. The author doesn’t shy away from interjecting his own insights about the personalities that have shaped contemporary Russia/5(14).
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"Finally, a geography of Russia written by a Russian geographer for a Western audience. This book is filled with mesmerizing details of Soviet and post-Soviet everyday life, as well as unique photographs.
It captures the richness of Russian society and reflects its by: 4. This book presents an analysis of the changing economic, political and social geography of the new Russia which has emerged from the ruins of the Soviet Union. Although Russia can no longer claim to be a superpower on a scale with the United States, it is still the world's biggest state and continues to play a major influential role in the by: "Finally, a geography of Russia written by a Russian geographer for a Western audience.
This book is filled with mesmerizing details of Soviet and post-Soviet everyday life, as well as unique photographs. It captures the richness of Russian society and reflects its contradictions/5(9). A Geography of Russia and Its Neighbors. Comprehensive and authoritative, this text offers an accessible introduction to post-Soviet Eurasia.
Students get a solid grounding in the physical, cultural, political, and economic geography of this rapidly changing region. The book regards the Caucasus as a Russian territory, including "the eastern and northern shores of the Caspian (the territories of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan)" and Central Asia (mentioning Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan).
In East and Southeast Asia:Author: Aleksandr Dugin. The Kolyma Mountains in far northeastern Russia extend about 1, km ( mi) north and south to the east of the Kolyma River and roughly parallel to the coast of Siberia. Some rise to over feet ( meters). geography of Russia.
Reading and Writing As you read the chapter, use your Foldable to take notes about the population pat- terns, culture, and history and government of Size: 9MB. Russia, country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia. Once the preeminent republic of the U.S.S.R., Russia became an independent country after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December The capital of Russia is Moscow.
Learn more about the country, including its history. Students get a solid grounding in the physical, cultural, political, and economic geography of this rapidly changing region.
Core thematic chapters focus primarily on Russia but also incorporate relevant information on the other 14 former Soviet republics/5(14). "Finally, a geography of Russia written by a Russian geographer for a Western audience. This book is filled with mesmerizing details of Soviet and post-Soviet everyday life, as well as unique photographs.
It captures the richness of Russian society and reflects its Brand: Guilford Publications, Inc. This beautiful book tells the story of Russia through maps, beginning with the Slavic migrations from to BCE and ending with what the author calls the ‘Shadow Empire’ of the Russian Federation and the assertions of Vladimir Putin that parts of Moldova and Ukraine constitute a ‘New Russia.’Cited by: 3.
The Urals form the conventional geographic boundary between the European and Siberian parts of Russia. Russia's dominant relief features are (from west to east) the East European plain, the Urals, the West Siberian lowland, and the central Siberian plateau.
Elbrus (18, ft/5, m), in the Caucasus, is the highest peak in the country. All leaders of nations are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas, and concrete.
To understand world events, news organizations and. In the bestselling tradition of Why Nations Fail and The Revenge of Geography, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world /5.
Russia faces a largely subdued rebel movement in Chechnya and some other surrounding regions, although violence still occurs throughout the North Caucasus. Geography:: Russia Location: This entry identifies the country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
For this reason, a book such as "Prisoners of Geography" can give you some additional references to improve your knowledge of today's global politics. By the end of this book, you will be able to understand (at least partially) why: * The conflict between Russia and Ukraine lingers in Crimea.
* China is focusing on becoming a maritime power/5(K). Geography >> Asia >> Russia History and Timeline Russia Capital: Moscow Population:The Geography of Russia Borders: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, North Korea, Lithuania and Poland from the enclave Kalingrad Oblast, maritime borders with Japan and the United States.
Prisoners of Geography () by Tim Marshall is a modern book on geopolitics that looks at why various regions around the world are the way they are and offers motives for why many states act as they do.
Marshall is a journalist and writer and was at Sky News for a quarter of century and was the Foreign Affairs editor there for many by: 3. each unit. Each book is divided into three parts—unit-based resources, chapter-based resources, and section-based resources.
Glencoe has included tabs at the side of every activity page in this book to help you navigate. UNIT-BASED RESOURCES We have organized this book so that all unit resources appear in the first part of the unit resources.
Russia, the largest country in the world, occupies one-tenth of all the land on Earth. View Images The Russian landscape varies from desert to frozen coastline, tall mountains to giant marshes.
A compelling case can be made for studying Russia as part of KS3 geography. Quite simply, geography is the study of the world and Russia is the world’s largest country. Simon is the author of several course text books, an associate editor of Geography Review magazine and was the lead writer of the Royal Geographical Society’s Geography.
"T he book stands out because it manages to be entertaining and very accessible to a general reader while capturing a key moment of Putin’s Russia: the emergence and consolidation of the tools Author: Sarah Begley.
Chapter 3: Russia Identifying the Region. Russia is the largest country in physical area, almost twice the size of the United States. The country extends from its European core, where most of the population live, across the Ural Mountains into Siberia and the Russian Far East, where residents have more economic and social connections with China than with : R.
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