Moscow

Moscow

by Philip Steele

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Overview

From the golden onion-shaped domes of great cathedrals to the palaces of the Kremlin, Moscow reflects its history and culture as capital of the world's largest country, the Russian Federation. In the past, Muscovites have united to repel invaders in the Middle Ages and defeat Napoleon's army in the nineteenth century. Today its citizens are facing with energy and courage the tough transition from a government-controlled economy to a free market. Great Cities of the World explores what makes Moscow an intriguing metropolis.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836850246
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 07/28/2003
Series: Great Cities of the World Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.86(w) x 10.32(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction4
Chapter 1History of Moscow8
Chapter 2People of Moscow14
Chapter 3Living in Moscow20
Chapter 4Moscow at Work28
Chapter 5Moscow at Play38
Chapter 6Looking Forward42
Time Line44
Glossary45
Further Information46
Index47

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