March 1917: On the Brink of War and Revolution

March 1917: On the Brink of War and Revolution

by Will Englund


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393292084
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/07/2017
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 1,252,050
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Pulitzer, Polk, and Overseas Press Club Award–winning journalist Will Englund was a recent Moscow correspondent for The Washington Post and has spent a total of twelve years reporting from Russia. He now lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Notes on the Text ix

Chapter 1 "Go! Go! Go!" 3

Chapter 2 "A Crime Against Civilization" 24

Chapter 3 "Rich Earth, Rotting Leaves" 39

Chapter 4 "You Fellows Are In for It" 56

Chapter 5 "We Have Had to Push, and Push, and Push" 71

Chapter 6 "People Think It Will Be Very Bloody" 84

Chapter 7 "A Twilight Zone" 97

Chapter 8 "No, Sir, Boss" 114

Chapter 9 "A Pleasant Air of Verisimilitude" 126

Chapter 10 "We Are Sitting on a Volcano" 141

Chapter 11 "Cossacks, Riding Up and Down" 155

Chapter 12 "Happier Days for All Humanity" 172

Chapter 13 "Nothing to Lose but Their Miserable Lives" 186

Chapter 14 "The Great Liberal Leader of the World" 198

Chapter 15 "It Might Be All Right for You to Have Your Little Pocket Gun" 212

Chapter 16 "Like a River at Flood" 229

Chapter 17 "To Scold an Earthquake" 243

Chapter 18 "Reeked with Patriotism" 259

Chapter 19 "A Mending of Their Troubles" 273

Chapter 20 "The Lid Is Kept Screwed Down" 284

Chapter 21 "When the Man-World Is Mad for War" 295

Chapter 22 "History Will Count You Right" 311

Acknowledgments 325

Notes 331

Bibliography 361

Image Credits 365

Index 367

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