By far the world's largest country, Russia is home to diverse environments and landforms, from deserts and semiarid steppes to deep forests and Arctic tundra. Its history is rich, from the rise of the Rus and age of the tsars through the Soviet and post-Soviet eras, and its population diverse, with countless languages and religious and cultural traditions represented. This series takes a comprehensive look at one of history's most influential powers, one whose controversial actions have brought it back to the forefront of global politics. With these comprehensive books, students will grasp the full extent of Russia's cultural contributions, geopolitical importance, and historical impact. Features include: Timely content as international attention turns toward Russia and its role in international politics, conflicts, and elections. Closely coordinates with the C3 Framework for Social Studies' requirements for students to examine the relationship between geography, culture, and political and economic decision making.
Number of Titles: 4
Interest Level: Grades 7-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1270-1390
ISBN: 9781538303221 (Print) 9781625136350 (E-book)