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Stalin’s Empire: The Gulag and Police Colonization in the Soviet Union in the 1930s

Lynne Viola

in Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Geography, resource extraction, and a colonization drive led primarily by the Soviet secret police were among the factors behind the Stalinist terror of the 1930s. Unlike most European powers, ... More


Muscovite-Nomad Relations on the Steppe Frontier before 1800 and the Development of Russia’s “Inclusive” Imperialism

David R. Jones

in Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses how Muscovite “imperialism” on the Pontic Steppe differed from the colonial empire building of the early modern west European states. First, Russian expansion and colonialism ... More


Firearms, Diplomacy, and Conquest in Angola: Cooperation and Alliance in West Central Africa, 1491–1671

John K. Thornton

in Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the Portuguese conquest of Angola, which commenced in 1575 and, in many respects, was completed in 1671. The conquest of Angola was hardly spectacular by Spanish standards, as ... More


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