Geography of Russia. by Nicholas Tiho Mirov

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Published by Wiley in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Physical geography -- Russia,
  • Russia -- Description and travel

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Paginationxii, 362 p. illus., maps. ;
Number of Pages362
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Open LibraryOL18815359M

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Regional chapters focus on the country's major regions and the other 14 former Soviet republics. 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. Core thematic chapters focus primarily on Russia but also incorporate relevant information on the other 14 former Soviet republics.

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