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Russia in Flames : War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914-1921.

Author: Laura Engelstein
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To mark the centennial of the Bolshevik takeover of Russia, one of its greatest scholars has written a searing and defining account of the Russian Revolution, the fall of the old order, and the creation of the Soviet state.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Engelstein, Laura.
Russia in Flames : War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914 - 1921.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Engelstein
ISBN: 9780199794270 0199794278
OCLC Number: 1002698889
Notes: AcknowledgmentsBibliographic Essay; Index.
Description: 1 online resource (866 pages)
Contents: Cover; Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War 1914-1921 ; Copyright; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; List of Maps; Author's Note; Introduction; Russia in Flames; Plates; Part I. Last Years of the Old Empire, 1904-1914; Part II. The Great War: Imperial Self-Destruction; 1. The Great War Begins; 2. Germans, Jews, Armenians; 3. Tearing Themselves Apart; 4. Conflict and Collapse; Part III. 1917: Contest for Control; 1. Five Days That Shook the World; 2. The War Continues; 3. From Putsch to Coup; 4. Bolshevik October; 5. Death of the Constituent Assembly; 6. Politics from Below. Part IV. Sovereign Claims1. The Peace That Wasn't; 2. Treason and Terror; 3. Finland's Civil War; 4. Baltic Entanglements; 5. Ukrainian Drama, Act I; 6. Colonial Repercussions; Part V. War Within; 1. The Unquiet Don; 2. Foreign Bodies; 3. Trotsky Arms, Siberia Mobilizes; 4. Kolchak-the Wild EastA; 5. Ukraine, Act II; 6. War Against the Cossacks; 7. Miracle on the Vistula; 8. War Against the Jews; 9. The Last Page; 10. War Against the Peasants; Part VI. Victory and Retreat; 1. The Proletariat in the Proletarian Dictatorship; 2. The Revolution Turns Against Itself; Conclusion; Notes. Front MatterPart I; Part II: Chapter 1 ; Part II: Chapter 2 ; Part II: Chapter 3; Part II: Chapter 4 ; Part III: Chapter 1; Part III: Chapter 2; Part III: Chapter 3 ; Part III: Chapter 4; Part III: Chapter 5; Part III: Chapter 6; Part IV: Chapter 1; Part IV: Chapter 2; Part IV: Chapter 3 ; Part IV: Chapter 4; Part IV: Chapter 5 ; Part IV: Chapter 6; Part V: Chapter 1; Part V: Chapter 2; Part V: Chapter 3; Part V: Chapter 4; Part V: Chapter 5; Part V: Chapter 6; Part V: Chapter 7; Part V: Chapter 8; Part V: Chapter 9; Part V: Chapter 10; Part VI: Chapter 1; Part VI: Chapter 2; Conclusion.

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