The Military History Of Tsarist Russia / Edition 1

The Military History Of Tsarist Russia / Edition 1

by Frederick W. Kagan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312226357

ISBN-13: 9780312226350

Pub. Date: 02/01/2002

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The Military History of Tsarist Russia examines Russian military history from the rise of the Muscovite state to World War I. Leading historians trace the growth of imperial armies, the effects of war with Napoleon and Japan, and the collapse of Tsarist power. Questions of military organization, doctrine, and technique are paramount, as well as the critical…  See more details below

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The Military History of Tsarist Russia examines Russian military history from the rise of the Muscovite state to World War I. Leading historians trace the growth of imperial armies, the effects of war with Napoleon and Japan, and the collapse of Tsarist power. Questions of military organization, doctrine, and technique are paramount, as well as the critical question of the interface between the armed forces and society.

Author Biography: Frederick W. Kagan is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point.

Robin Higham is Professor of History at Kansas State University.

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

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