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The Tsar's colonels : professionalism, strategy, and subversion in late Imperial Russia

Author: David Alan Rich
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this study, David Rich demonstrates how the modernization of Russia's general staff during the second half of the nineteenth century reshaped its intellectual and strategic outlook and equipped the staff to play a strong, and at times dominant, role in shaping Russian foreign policy."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Alan Rich
ISBN: 0674911113 9780674911116
OCLC Number: 38976233
Description: xiv, 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Emergence of General Staff Professionalism --
Expert Knowledge and the Problem of Higher Military Staffs --
Science and Military Statistics in Nicholas's Army --
Main Staff Reform between Sevastopol and Sedan --
Mortal Danger as Strategic Rebirth --
The Main Staff Plans a War --
Professionalism's Fruits --
Experts versus Amateurs --
Progress and Stalemate --
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/793870687#Place\/art_et_science_militaires_russie<\/a>> # Art et science militaires--Russie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Art et science militaires--Russie<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/793870687#Place\/cambridge_mass<\/a>> # Cambridge, Mass.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Cambridge, Mass.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/793870687#Place\/russia<\/a>> # Russia<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Russia<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/793870687#Place\/russie<\/a>> # Russie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Russie<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/793870687#Place\/russland<\/a>> # Russland.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Russland.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Russland<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/141972570<\/a>> # Russia. General\u02B9ny\u012D shtab<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Russia. General\u02B9ny\u012D shtab<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/153575522<\/a>> # Russia. Armii\uFE20a\uFE21. Glavny\u012D shtab<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Russia. Armii\uFE20a\uFE21. Glavny\u012D shtab<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/172927692<\/a>> # Russie. Arm\u00E9e<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Russie. Arm\u00E9e<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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