The Military History Of Tsarist Russia / Edition 1

The Military History Of Tsarist Russia / Edition 1

by Frederick W. Kagan
     
 

Volume one of a two-volume set, The Military History of Tsarist Russia is the first overview in English of the rise of the armed forces in Russia, from the Muscovite army of the 15th century through the reforms, expansions, and westernization of Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, and the victory over Napoleon in 1812-1815. Essays also highlight the

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Volume one of a two-volume set, The Military History of Tsarist Russia is the first overview in English of the rise of the armed forces in Russia, from the Muscovite army of the 15th century through the reforms, expansions, and westernization of Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, and the victory over Napoleon in 1812-1815. Essays also highlight the ideological conflict between Westernization and Russiafication, and the revolution that brought down the Romanovs in 1917. The eleven chapters by acknowledged experts provide a fine introduction to Russian military and naval history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312226350
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction—Frederick W. Kagan & Robin Higham
• The Foundations of Muscovite Military Power, 1453-1613—Brian Davies
• The Romanov Transformation, 1613-1725—Paul Bushkovitch
• The Imperial Russian Army, 1725-1796—Bruce Menning
• Paul I and Catherine II's Military Legacy, 1762-1801—Bruce Menning
• Russia's Wars with Napoleon, 1805-1815—Frederick W. Kagan
• Russia's Small Wars, 1805-1861—Frederick W. Kagan
• The Russian Army 1853-1881—Frederick W. Kagan
• The Imperial Russian Navy, 1696-1900: The Ambiguous Legacy of Peter's "Second Arm"—Jacob Kipp
• The Russo-Japanese War—David Schimmelpenninck
• Mukden to Tannenberg: Defeat to Defeat, 1905-1914—Bruce Menning
• The Imperial Army in World War I, 1914-1917—David Jones
• Russia's Geopolitical Dilemma and the Question of Backwardness—Frederick W. Kagan

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