Eastern Front 1914-1917: First Edition

Eastern Front 1914-1917: First Edition

by Norman Stone


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A groundbreaking historical study, Norman Stone's The Eastern Front 1914-1917 was the very first authoritative account of the Russian Front in World War I to be published in the West. In this now-classic history he dispels the myths surrounding a still relatively little-known aspect of the war, showing how inefficiency rather than economic shortage led to Russia's desperate privations and eventual retreat. He also interprets the connection between the war and the chaos that followed, arguing that although fighting had almost ceased by the end of 1916, Russia was still in turmoil—undergoing a period of change that would inexorably lead towards revolution.

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ISBN-13: 9780140267259
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/1999
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 349,553
Product dimensions: 5.18(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.84(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Norman Stone is a professor at Bilkent University. He was a professor of modern history at the University of Oxford from 1984-1997. He is the author of The Atlantic and its Enemies, Europe Transformed, Hitler: An Introduction, and World War One: A Short History.

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