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The Russian Civil War

Author: Evan Mawdsley
Publisher: Birlinn, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The best book ever written on the Russian Civil War ... a first-rate work of scholarly synthesis"--Robert McNeal 'a miracle of concision, clarity and completeness' - Michael Malancon 'abounds in controversial judgements, ably backed and well documented' - D.A. Longley The Russian Civil War of 1917-1920, out of which the Soviet Union was born, was one of the most significant events of the twentieth century. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mawdsley, Evan.
Russian Civil War.
New York : Birlinn, ©2011
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Mawdsley
ISBN: 9780857901231 0857901230
OCLC Number: 1000455087
Description: 1 online resource (512 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Preface to the 2008 Edition; Glossary and Abbreviations; Part I 1918: Year of Decision; 1. The Triumphal March of Soviet Power: The Bolshevik Takeover in Central Russia, October 1917-January 1918; 2. The Railway War: Spreading the Revolution, November 1917-March 1918; 3. The Obscene Peace: Soviet Russia and the Central Powers, October 1917-November 1918; 4. The Allies in Russia, October 1917-November 1918; 5. The Volga Campaign, May-November 1918; 6. Sovdepia: The Soviet Zone, October 1917-November 1918; 7. The Cossack Vendée, May-November 1918. 8. Siberia and the Urals, February-November 1918Part II 1919: Year of the Whites; 9. The Revolution on the March: Sovdepia and the Outside World, November 1918-June 1919; 10. Kolchak's Offensive, November 1918-June 1919; 11. Omsk and Arkhangelsk: Kolchak, June-November 1919; North Russia, November 1918-March 1920; 12. The Armed Forces of South Russia, November 1918-September 1919; 13. The Armed Camp: Sovdepia, November 1918-November 1919; 14. The Turning Point, September-November 1919; Part III 1920: Year of Victory; 15. The End of Denikin, November 1919- March 1920; The Caucasus, 1918-1921. 16. Storm over Asia: Siberia, November 1919-October 1922 Central Asia, 1918-1920; 17. Consolidating the State: The Soviet Zone, November 1919-November 1920; 18. The Polish Campaign, April-October 1920; 19. The Crimean Ulcer, April-November 1920; Conclusion; Maps; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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