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Imperial apocalypse : the Great War and the destruction of the Russian empire

Author: Joshua A Sanborn
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Greater war.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Describes the collapse of the Russian Empire during World War One. Drawing material from nine different archives and hundreds of published sources, this study ties together state failure, military violence, and decolonization in a single story. The volume moves chronologically from the Balkan Wars of 1912-13 through the fierce battles and massive human dislocations of 1914-17 to the final collapse of the Russian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua A Sanborn
ISBN: 9780199642052 0199642052
OCLC Number: 893678983
Description: xii, 287 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The outbreak of war and the transformation of the borderlands --
2. The front migrates --
3. Remobilizing the military: combat Innovation, POWs, and forced labor --
4. Remobilizing society: nurses, doctors, and social control --
5. Revolution --
6. Decolonization.
Series Title: Greater war.
Responsibility: Joshua A. Sanborn.
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A unique study which uses the collapse of Tsarist Russia and its consequences to argue that the events on the often-forgotten Eastern Front of WWI had a stronger impact on the outcome of the war than  Read more...

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In this vivid reinterpretation of the Russian Empire's World War I, Joshua Sanborn provocatively and effectively reframes it as a war of decolonization and state collapse. Written in crisp and Read more...

 
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