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:A Whole Empire Walking: Refugees in Russia during World War I
No wonder you activities are, reading will be always needed. It is not only to fulfil the duties that you need to finish in deadline time. Reading will encourage your mind and thoughts. Of course,Expand
Drafting the Russian Nation: Military Conscription, Total War, and Mass Politics, 1905-1925
How did Russia develop a modern national identity, and what role did the military play? Sanborn examines tsarist and Soviet armies of the early twentieth century to show how military conscriptionExpand
Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire
Preface Introduction: Imperial Challenge 1. The Outbreak of War and the Transformation of the Borderlands 2. The Front Migrates 3. Remobilizing the Military: Combat Innovation, POWs, and Forced LaborExpand
The Mobilization of 1914 and the Question of the Russian Nation: A Reexamination
Sir George Buchanan, Great Britain's ambassador to Russia during World War I, published his widely read memoirs in 1923. In those pages, he provided an influential account of the response of theExpand
Unsettling the Empire: Violent Migrations and Social Disaster in Russia during World War I*
It is counterintuitive, perhaps even perverse, to look for a concise summary of the conditions of modern war from Leo Tolstoy. Nevertheless, his conclusion about the Napoleonic Wars in the epilogueExpand
The Genesis of Russian Warlordism: Violence and Governance during the First World War and the Civil War
Abstract The article looks at how the collapse of the tsarist regime in Russia and the civil war which followed created the conditions wherein a class of violent paramilitary entrepreneurs, usuallyExpand
Language and Revolution: Making Modern Political Identities
Igal Halfin, ed. Language and Revolution: Making Modern Political Identities. Cummings Center Series. London and Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 2002. x, 403 pp. Index. $54.50, cloth. $26.50, paper.EditedExpand
1917: Revolution as Demobilization and State Collapse
Our essay proposes that while the predominant concept of revolution as driven by the mobilization of social, political, and cultural forces has value, at least as important for understanding theExpand