In this fully updated second edition of Volume II of his two-volume A History of Russia, Walter G. Moss has significantly revised his text and bibliography to reflect new research findings and controversies on numerous subjects. He has also brought the history up to date by revising the post-Soviet material, which now covers events from the end of 1991 up to the present day. This new edition retains the features of the successful first edition that have made it a popular choice in universities and colleges throughout the US, Canada and around the world. Moss's accessible history includes full treatments of politics, economics, foreign affairs and wars, and also of everyday life, women, legal developments, religion, literature, art and popular culture. In addition, it provides many other features that have proven successful with both academics and students, including a well-organized and clearly written text; references to varying historical viewpoints; numerous illustrations and maps that supplement and amplify the text; fully updated bibliographies accompanying each chapter as well as a general bibliography of more comprehensive works; a glossary; and a chronology of important events. Moss's A History of Russia will appeal to academics, students, and general readers alike.Moss, Walter Gerald is the author of 'History of Russia Since 1855', published 2004 under ISBN 9781843310341 and ISBN 1843310341.