Soldiers On The Steppe: Army Reform And Social Change In Early Modern Russia / Edition 1

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Soldiers on the Steppe charts the process of Russian army reform, not as reflected in laws and government edicts but rather as it was lived on the southeastern frontier of Europe.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875801988
  • Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/1995
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 252
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Map: Moscovy and Its Southern Provinces 2
Town Index and Locator 3
Introduction 5
1 Muscovy and Its Southern Provinces 15
2 Food and the Military before 1663 41
3 Army Reform and Regional Consolidation, 1663-1682 56
4 The Incorporation of the South: The 1680s and 1690s 76
5 Supply to the Campaign Forces 101
6 The Russian Defensive Forces 122
7 The Collapse of Southern Status: The Odnodvortsy 140
Conclusion 158
Table 1. Could Muscovy Afford to Pay? 167
Table 2. Emergency Grain Levies 168
Table 3. Servicemen in Campaign and Garrison Service 169
Table 4. Men in Garrison Service, by Town 169
Table 5. Artillery and Ammunition in Southern Fortresses 172
Notes 175
Glossary 213
Bibliography 217
Index 233
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