Civil war in Russia.

by David Footman

Publisher: Faber and Faber in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 328 Downloads: 608
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  • Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921.

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Includes bibliographies.

The Physical Object
Pagination328 p.
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14314341M

  The top 10 civil war novels From Roman legions to medieval mayhem, Cavaliers and Roundheads to the crushing of ideals in the 20th century, there is fertile ground for drama in civil war Robert WiltonAuthor: Robert Wilton.   Here, Smele extends this reconceptualisation and offers an interesting corrective to depictions of a unitary Russian civil war. His book’s title neatly summarises his three main contentious arguments: the plurality of civil wars, the placing of the word “Russian” in inverted commas, and the span of conflict from to The Early Cold War. David Foglesong, who teaches at Rutgers University, has written a most interesting book on U.S. intervention in the Russian revolution and civil war. It is a splendidly researched study, the result of prodigious labours in various American archives with some smattering of papers from Russian archives in Moscow.   "The Russian civil war" by Evan Mawdsley gives a good high level overview of the economical, political and military events in Russia between and It also analyses the reasons for victory of the Reds and the demise of the Whites during the civil war/5(6).

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Russia’s October Revolution of produced a civil war between the Bolshevik government and a number of rebel armies. This civil war is often said to have started inbut bitter fighting began in Although most of the war was over byit took until for the Bolsheviks, who held the industrial heartland of Russia from the start, to crush all opposition.

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Seeds of conflict. Russia’s disastrous performance in World War I was one of the primary causes of the Russian Revolution ofwhich swept aside the Romanov dynasty and installed a government that was eager to end the fighting.

The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk () whereby Russia yielded Civil war in Russia. book portions of its territory to Germany caused a breach between the.

The Russian Civil War was to tear Russia apart for three years – between and The civil war occurred because after Novembermany groups had formed that opposed Lenin’s Bolsheviks. These groups included monarchists, militarists, and, for a short time, foreign nations.

Collectively, they were known as the Whites while the Bolsheviks. The Forgotten Story of the American Troops Who Got Caught Up in the Russian Civil War Even after the armistice was signed ending World War I, the.

7 I have in mind works such as Evan Mawdsley’s The Russian Civil War (Boston, ); Vladimir N. Brovkin, Behind the Front Lines of the Civil War: Political Parties and Social Movements in Russia, – (Princeton, ); and W. Bruce Lincolns Red Victory’ (New York, ).File Size: KB.

Any books about the Russian Civil War will undoubtedly discuss the October Revolution as well. There are two books I would highly recommend to understand the Russian Civil War, although they both contain a significant among of content on the precu.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Footman, David, Civil War in Russia. London, Faher and Faber [] (OCoLC) The civil war is located historically as the culmination of World War I and revolution. Lincoln, W. Bruce. Red Victory: A History of the Russian Civil War.

New York: Simon & Schuster, E-mail Citation» This is a general overview in a very readable, narrative style, more descriptive than interpretative or analytical. Following Germany's defeat by the Allies and the withdrawal of German troops, the Bolsheviks regained some of the lost territory (Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan) during the Russian civil war.

The Civil War of –20 The civil war between the Bolsheviks (Reds) and the anti-Bolsheviks (Whites) ravaged Russia until   The Syrian civil war, which has devastated the entire country of Syria and its neighbors, is a complex conflict that involves several nations, rebel groups and terrorist organizations.

What Author: Julie Marks. Russia in Flames War, Revolution, Civil War, - Laura Engelstein. A comprehensive account of one of the most pivotal events in world history; Will be seen for years to come as "definitive," providing insight into the underlying dynamics that are repeated across the revolution.

New cold war. This book is based on a series of weekly radio broadcasts made by Cohen under the rubric The New US-Russian Cold broadcasts began in but Cohen had long argued that a new.

Russia MNH Mi Sc Ordzhonikidze,commissar,Civil War. Upon publication inRussia’s First Civil War by Chester Dunning was greeted by scholars as a “historical tour de force,” the first major post-Marxist reassessment of the Time of Troubles.

Now available in an abridged paperback, A Short History of. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Footman, David, Civil War in Russia. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,©   One of Russia’s best-known television hosts, whose book Cold War Civil Rights is the seminal work on the topic.

When, in September. Review taken from comments by "David" on the Russian Civil War discussion group. THE RUSSIAN ARMY A new book on the horizon written by one of our RCW list members, NIK CORNISH, and illustrated by ANDREI KARACHTCHOUK (illustrator of Osprey MAA &Russian Civil War Armies (1) Red Army, and (2) White Armies.).

This book—the first part of an entire volume about military affairs in Russia’s Great War and Revolution—is based on the premise that the military history of World War I in the Russian theater and the subsequent Civil War cannot be sufficiently understood by focusing exclusively on descriptions of war plans, strategy, and operations and that precisely because war is a human.

See the frontlines of the Russian Civil War. separate White/Red forces are not shown. The Idel-Ural State is also not shown. Full screen HIGHLY recommended. Music: Battle with King Bowser (Super. The UK defence readiness for a war with Russia was reviewed on the Prime Minister's orders in a Cabinet Office Home Defence Committee meeting on 26 Novemberfollowing the October Cuban missiles crisis between Russia and America, in UK National Archives document CAB / THE RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR User Review - Kirkus.

Hands up: Who knew that American forces once invaded Russia?The Russian Civil War, writes Mawdsley (Modern History/Glasgow Univ.; Thunder in the East: The Nazi-Soviet War, etc Reviews: 1. Anxiety over deepening schisms and new conflict has an outlet in popular culture: in April, Amazon selected the dystopian novel “American War”—which centers on a Author: Robin Wright.

The best book on the Russian Civil War, William Henry Chamberlin's The Russian Revolution, was published in That this relatively short study has remained unsurpassed for over three decades, while Russian studies were expanding enormously, shows that the Civil War has received little attention from historians outside the borders of the Soviet Union.

In Spain and the American Civil War, Wayne H. Bowen presents the first comprehensive look at relations between Spain and the two antagonists of the American Civil Spanish, United States and Confederate sources, Bowen provides multiple perspectives of critical events during the Civil War, including Confederate attempts to bring Spain and other European nations.

The American Civil War was fought between and over the issues of slavery and states' rights. Learn about Civil War battles, generals, political leaders and more. The allied powers intervened in the civil war on the side of the white army to renew the war efforts in Russia against the Germans.

They gave ammunition and supplies to the white army. White army generals Kolchack and Denikin were dictator like themselves and wished to bring back the old order to Russia and keep the integrity of the Russian empire.

A lengthy but detailed documentary about the Russian Civil War (), charting the political causes, military progress and social effects of the conflict. Part 1 of 5. For more information.

The Russian Civil War began years ago today. Russians are still fighting it. The struggle to reconcile Russia's tsarist and Soviet pastAuthor: Sergei Antonov.

Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index The triumphal march of Soviet power: the Bolshevik takeover in central Russia, October January -- The railway war: spreading the revolution, November March -- The obscene peace: Soviet Russia and the central powers, October November -- The Allies in Russia, Pages: In his new book, " War with Russia," General Sir Richard Shirreff argues that a belligerent Russia is the West's most pressing threat.The E-Sylum: Vol Num ApArticle 4 NEW BOOK: CATALOGUE OF BANKNOTES OF THE CIVIL WAR IN RUSSIA New subscriber Mikhail Istomin of Kharkov, Eastern Ukraine writes: "Recently I published Volume I of a catalogue on paper money during the Civil War in Russia.