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Rise of the Russian Empire

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CONTENTS
CHAPTER I
PAG
E
The Dawn of Russian History
1
CHAPTER II
The Coming of the Varangians and the Building of Kievian Russia
14
CHAPTER III
The Feuds of the House of Rurik
53
CHAPTER IV
The Coming of the Mongols
81
CHAPTER V
“The Years that the Locust hath eaten”
96
CHAPTER VI
The Growing of the Germ
122
CHAPTER VII
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The Last of the Paleologi and the First of the Autocrats
149
CHAPTER VIII
Ivan Groznie
195
CHAPTER IX
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