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August 08 , 2017

A Short History of Russia [Illustrated]

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A Short History of Russia

If this book seems to have departed from the proper ideal of historic narrative – if it is the history of a Power, and not of a _People_ – it is because the Russian people have had no history yet. There has been no evolution of a Russian nation, but only of a vast governing system; and the words "Russian Empire" stand for a majestic…

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I.
Natural Conditions
Greek Colonies on the Black Sea
The Scythians
Ancient Traces of Slavonic Race

CHAPTER II.
Hunnish Invasion
Distribution of Races
Slavonic Religion
Primitive Political Conceptions

CHAPTER III.
The Scandinavian in Russia
Rurik
Oleg
Igor
Olga's Vengeance
Olga a Christian
Sviatoslaf
Russia the Champion of the Greek Empire in Bulgaria
Norse Dominance in Heroic Period

CHAPTER IV.
System of Appanages
Vladimir the Sinner Becomes Vladimir the Saint
Russia Forcibly Christianized
Causes Underlying Antagonism Between Greek and Latin Church
Russia Joined to the Greek Currents and Separated from the Latin

CHAPTER V.
Principalities
Headship of House of Rurik
Relation of Grand Prince to the Others
Civilizing Influences from Greek Sources
Cruelty not Indigenous with the Slavs
How and Whence it Came
Primitive Social Elements
The Drujina
End of Heroic Period
Andrew Bogoliubski
New Political Center at Suzdal
...
CHAPTER XXV.
Emancipation a Disappointment
Social Discontent
Birth of Nihilism
Assassination of Alexander II.
The Peasants' Wreath
Alexander III.
A Joyless Reign
His Death

CHAPTER XXVI.
Nicholas II.
Russification of Finland
Invitation to Disarmament
Brief Review of Conditions

SUPPLEMENT.
Conditions Preceding Russo-Japanese War
Nature of Dispute
Results of Conflict
Peace Conference at Portsmouth
Treaty Signed
A National Assembly
Dissolution of First Russian Parliament
Present Outlook

LIST OF PRINCES.

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