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Developing World: Russia and Moscow By Philip Steele

Developing World: Russia and Moscow
by Philip Steele

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An important, high-end geography series that takes an in-depth look at some of fastest-developing countries and cities in the world.
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Developing World: Russia and Moscow by Philip Steele

A high-end geography series that explores some of the fastest-developing countries and cities in the world and assesses how they are dealing with the challenges of the 21st century. Topics looked at include: population structure, the economy, environmental sustainability and the outlook for the future. Each title also features a closer look at an individual city within the country.

Russia is more prosperous now than at any time in its history, with new wealth based on its rich natural resources. This new era of prosperity is reflected in Russia's capital city, Moscow. But uniting a vast and disparate population, tackling crime rates and finding political accord are some of the challenges that Russia faces if it is to continue to grow and develop as an economic power.

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About Philip Steele


Philip Steele is a leading writer of children's non-fiction books. He was born in Surrey, graduated from University College Durham and worked in London publishing houses. He then freelanced as a project manager, publishing consultant and author. He has written a wide range of books for Wayland, Watts, Dorling Kindersley, Kingfisher/Macmillan, Walker Books and many other publishers worldwide. History, biography, lands and peoples, the natural world, current affairs and social issues all feature prominently in his backlist. Philip has backpacked around Africa, Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. For many years he has been settled very happily amidst the mountains, beaches and green fields of North Wales. His wife (as a teacher) and his teenage daughter (as a secondary school pupil) are ideally suited to cast a critical eye over his work!

Table of Contents


  • 1: Introducing Russia
  • 2: A big history
  • 3: Who are the Russians?
  • 4: Who governs Russia?
  • 5: Focus on: Moscow (introduction)
  • 6: Making a living
  • 7: City streets
  • 8: Rural Russia
  • 9: Crossing two continents
  • 10: Focus on: Moscow (work)
  • 11: Justice and rights
  • 12: Hospitals and schools
  • 13: Media messages
  • 14: Arts, leisure and sports
  • 15: Holy Russia and its festivals
  • 16: Focus on Moscow (leisure)
  • 17: Russia international
  • 18: Which way forward?
  • 19: Glossary
  • 20: Further information and index

Additional information

GOR009972113
Developing World: Russia and Moscow by Philip Steele
Philip Steele
Developing World
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
2013-09-26
48
1445123622
9781445123622
N/A
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