The Story of Russia
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The Story of Russia

By R. (Robert) Van Bergen
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  • THE STORY OF RUSSIA
  • BY
    • R. VAN BERGEN, M.A.
    • To HENRY MATHER LOWMAN amicus certus re incerta cernitur.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE STORY OF RUSSIA.
  • I—THE REALM OF THE CZAR.
  • II—EARLY RECORDS OF RUSSIA.
  • III—THE NORSEMEN (OR VARINGIANS) IN RUSSIA.
  • IV—SAINT VLADIMIR AND IAROSLAF THE GREAT.
  • V—A RUSSIAN REPUBLIC.
  • VI—TROUBLOUS TIMES.
  • VII—THE YELLOW PERIL.
  • VIII—RUSSIA UNDER THE MONGOL YOKE.
  • IX—LITHUANIA AND MOSCOW.
    • X—DECLINE OF THE TARTAR POWER.
  • XI—IVAN III, THE GREAT.
  • XII—RUSSIA BECOMES AN AUTOCRACY.
  • XIII—IVAN IV, THE TERRIBLE.
  • XIV—RUSSIA UNDER IVAN THE TERRIBLE.
  • XV—FEODOR, THE LAST OF RURIK'S DESCENDANTS.
  • XVI—MICHAEL FEODOROVITCH OR MICHAEL, THE SON OF THEODORE, THE FIRST ROMANOF.
  • XVII—EARLY YEARS OF PETER THE GREAT (PETER ALEXIEVITCH).
  • XVIII—PETER THE GREAT AND HIS REIGN.
  • XIX—PETER THE GREAT AND HIS TIME.
  • XX—THE SUCCESSORS OF PETER THE GREAT.
  • XXI—RUSSIA UNDER CATHERINE II (THE GREAT).
  • XXII—RUSSIA DURING THE WARS OF NAPOLEON.
  • XXIII—AN EVENTFUL PERIOD.
  • XXIV—ALEXANDER II, THE LIBERATOR.
    • XXV—GREAT EVENTS DURING ALEXANDER'S REIGN.
  • XXVI—ALEXANDER III, THE PEASANTS' FRIEND.
    • XXVII—RUSSIA UNDER THE PRESENT CZAR.
  • XXVIII—THE ORIGIN AND GROWTH OF THE ASIATIC EMPIRE.
  • XXIX—RUSSIAN METHODS. THE WAR WITH JAPAN.
  • XXX—RUSSIA LOSES HER PRESTIGE.
  • INDEX.
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