Cultural Timeline Russia's Prestige: Historical Architecture Published by Outskirts Press

Boston, MA, December 23, 2010 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Russia's Prestige: Historical Architecture by Kashif Parvaiz. The author's most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the regional architecture category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

Russian architecture has since medieval times reflected Russia’s history directly. Starting when the powerful nation was the tiny state of Keiven Rus’ and culminating in modern Russia, this book examines Russia’s architectural works and their relation to the nation’s state of affairs. It provides a timeline of Russia’s main historical periods, their evolution and their impact on the vision of Russia.

The biographies of the architects included in the book enrich the readers’ experience by letting them get a feel for the environment the architects build in. Whether enjoying this book as an easy read or while using it in academics, readers are bound to take a lot away from it. Rich, compelling and evocative, this book will enhance the imagination and pique the curiosity in the architecture of Russia.

“Yet, however beautiful the vision drawn up by the words on a page,” writes author Parvaiz, “there is no substitute for the real adventure of Russia unless you visually experience it yourself. Enjoy the trip as much as I have.”

Deftly constructed at 412 pages, Russia's Prestige: Historical Architecture is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Architecture / Regional category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Russia's Prestige: Historical Architecture meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $34.95.

Additionally, Russia's Prestige:Historical Architecture can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432766115

Format: 5.5 x 8.5 paperback white

SRP: $34.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

With advanced degrees in both Architecture and Structural Engineering, Kashif Parvaiz started his experience humbly in the field of architecture and construction as a handyman while managing his father’s real estate empire. In 2007, Kashif started his own business, Riyaan Developers, a reputable construction firm located in Brooklyn, New York, which handles a variety of full scale residential projects. His hobbies include music, photography, fishing and his vast collection of literature on the study of architecture.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

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