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  1. Informative but feels like a very broad overview of Russian history which, based on the breadth of the subject, is to be expected Still, it rushes through particular periods the rise and fall of the Soviet Union, for example, remarkably fast.

  2. I just wish there had beenon Napoleon s invasion of Russia We barely get to hear about the disaster it was and the burning of Moscow.

  3. Due to inadequacies in my own education Russian Politics and History has always been imprinted as some sort of caricature of exaggerations and vain madness So it was quite timely welcome to add some mature opinion through this series as it is basically information I have been keen on around this time, I believe I am not in a good position to comment on the narration or exactitude of the lectures in relation to the history per se I listened through the series travelling around in Russia and fo Due to inadequacies in my own education Russian Politics and History has always been imprinted as some sort of caricature of exaggerations and vain madness So it was quite timely welcome to add some mature opinion through this series as it is basically information I have been keen on around this time, I believe I am not in a good position to comment on the narration or exactitude of the lectures in relation to the history per se I listened through the series travelling around in Ru...

  4. This course was great, as an overview of Russian history up though Gorbachev, it was everything I d hoped for Though I have been mildly curious about Russian history for some time due to my affection for Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, my urgency to gain understanding into Russian culture was piqued by my reading of Gogol s Dead Souls Dead Souls is a satire about Russian culture and, in particular, the soul tax , since I had only contextual understanding of what the soul tax was while I was readin This course was great, as an overview of Russian history up though Gorbachev, it was everything I d hoped for Though I have been mildly curious about Russian history for some time due to my affection for Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, my urgency to gain understanding into Russian culture was piqued by my reading of Gogol s Dead Souls Dead Souls is a satire about Russian culture and, in particular, the soul tax , since I had only contextual understanding of what the soul tax was while I was reading the book, I was not let in on any of the humor and could appreciate almost none of the satire Though the book held mild interest through other means, since I had no understanding of the heart of it, the whole thing rang hollow so deciding to ammend, in some ways, my lack, I checked out the audio of this Gr...

  5. This is a series of 36 half hour lectures and it felt like I was attending an evening adult non credit class The lecturer, Mark Steinberg, was excellent, well organized and totally professional I knew so little about Russia that the information simply poured into my little pea brain I wonder how much I remember There was a nice mix of political history and social history Steinberg gives good examples and reads passages from literature and letters and documentsThe information on the revolu This is a series of 36 half hour lectures and it felt like I was attending an evening adult non credit class The lecturer, Mark Steinberg, was excellent, well organized and totally professional I knew so little about Russia that the information simply poured into my little pea brain I wonder how much I remember There was a nice mix of political history and social history Steinberg gives good examples and reads passages from literature an...

  6. I knew very little about Russian history, and this was a great place for me to start At first I was disappointed that it started a such a late date when compared to other history courses, but then it seemed to go so quickly and not spend enough time with each ruler and event If it had tried to start earlier, it would have been even faster paced Since I knew so little to begin with, just going over the main points was really what I needed Fordetail, I should go to aspecific course I knew very little about Russian history, and this was a great place for me to start At first I was disappointed that it started a such a late date when compared to other history courses, but then it seemed to go so quickly an...

  7. Since I know a very little about Russian history, I can t say that I didn t learn some things However, the lecturer really let me down in several ways he was flippant, and he made light of some pretty horrible things he flaunted his academic pedigree and that of his colleagues and his person, social connections he inserted his own opinions when defining the Russian word for slippery, he mentioned that the man currently in the white house is slippery , referring presumably to former pr Since I know a very little about Russian history, I ca...

  8. Another excellent offering from the Great Courses series I found Steinberg to be an engaging lecturer and the organization of his course highly successful in conveying the broad strokes of Russian history I liked his emphasis on the social realities of different times, rather than a laundry list of important dates While there were many events in Russian history that I wish he had a chance to cover, there simply would not have been enough time given the survey nature of the course He did an e Another excellent offering from the Great Courses series I found Steinberg to be an engaging lecturer and the organization of his course highly successful in conveying the broad strokes of Russian history I liked his emphasis on the social realities of different times, rather than a laundry list of important dates While the...

  9. These lectures were good in many ways, but the historian leaves a few things to be desired He says aaaa so consistently as to be a bad joke He really gives precious little information about Russian Orthodoxy, it s liturgy, theology, ethics and impact in Russian society The lectures come across as dated, as the lecturer makes reference to then current topics.Overall, I liked these lectures and learned a good deal from them, but I think that this is my least favorite of the Great Courses so f These lectures were good in...

  10. The lectures were well thought out and arranged, and the series flowed logically from beginning to end something that is not as common as one might think The professor is easy to listen to and understand The information is interesting and relevant, in depth enough to provide facts and contexts well beyond the gloss provided in most U.S schools without being so specialized that the listener is lost And yet I still had to force myself to finish this This is the reason for my 3 star rati The lectures were well thought out and arranged, and the series flowed logically from beginning to end something that is not as common as one might think The professor is easy to listen to and understand The information is interesting and relevant, in depth enough to provide facts and contexts well beyond the gloss provided in most U.S schools without being so specialized that the listener is lost And yet I still had to...