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"The Russian General Staff and Asia, 1860-1917" [NOOK Book]

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This new book provides a comprehensive account of the Russian General Staff, its role in Asia, and of Russian military planning with respect to a region that remains highly significant today.
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Overview

This new book provides a comprehensive account of the Russian General Staff, its role in Asia, and of Russian military planning with respect to a region that remains highly significant today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203002001
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 4/5/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Alex Marshall teaches at the Defence Studies Department of King’s College London. He graduated from SSEES at the University of London and from Glasgow University; and has taught at both Glasgow and Dundee Universities, and served as a visiting fellow with the CEP organization at the Buriat State University in Ulan Ude. His research interests include modern Russian and Asian military and political history, Muslim political thought, and military counter-insurgency.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Imperial Russia and the Asian Frontier 2. The Russian State, the Russian General Staff and Asia, 1714-1885: Philosophies of Rule, Institutions and Personnel 3. The Emergence of a Colonial Military Élite: Prince Bariatinskii and the Asian Geopolitical Debate in Russia, 1856-1898 4. Tactics of Expansion, 1714-1885 5. China, Europe and the ‘Yellow Peril’: Far Eastern War Plans, 1871-1914 6. The Caucasus 7. The Russian General Staff and Central Asia 8. The Last Days of the Asiatic Department 9. Conclusion 10. Bibliography

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