War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923

War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923

by Tomas Balkelis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199668021
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/22/2018
Series: Greater War Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Tomas Balkelis received his PhD in History at the University of Toronto in 2004. After graduation he worked at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham. During 2009-2013, he was a European Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University College Dublin, and in 2015 and 2016 he was a visiting scholar at Stanford. He is the author of The Making of Modern Lithuania (2009) and a co-editor of Population Displacement in Lithuania in the 20th century: Experiences, Identities, and Legacies (2016).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Violence, Revolution, and Nation-Making
1. State Failure, Social Disaster, and Refugee Politics during the Great War
2. Breaking from Isolation: War and Nation-Building
3. New War, New Mobilizations
4. Two Visions of Lithuania: Revolution and the Advance of the Red Army
5. Multi-Directional War and Paramilitarism
6. Homefront
7. The Polish-Lithuanian Conflict: 'a Dirty War'
Epilogue: Peace or a Long-Term Crisis?

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