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The Development of the Imperial Russian Army up to the Early Reign of Nicholas I: Organization, Doctrine, and Politics

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter covers the developments prior to 1801, the Imperial Army during the reign of Alexander I, the origins and programmes of the revolutionary ‘military intelligentsia’ from 1815 to 1825; the ... More


Russia versus Germany: The Eastern Front of the First World War from 1914 to 1915

Boris Khavkin

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Boris Khavkin presents the traditional military and historical view of Russia as the “steamroller” of the Entente that fought the war “down to the last Russian soldier.” The Western Powers, according ... More


Military and Diplomatic Developments, 1830–1833: Preserving the Ottoman Empire and Countering the British Threat

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter outlines the strategic implications of Russia's support of the Porte during the Mohammed Ali crisis and, following the formation of an anti-Russian Anglo-French coalition, Nicholas l's ... More


Introduction

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book aims to examine the role of the Russian army, government, and society in the Russo-Turkish and Russo-Persian military and diplomatic struggle in the Near East — the Balkans, Caucasus and ... More


The Outbreak of War and the Transformation of the Borderlands

Joshua Sanborn

in Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199642052
eISBN:
9780191774492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642052.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the diplomatic crisis that preceded the war and the reasons for Russian involvement in the Austro-Serbian dispute. It continues with a description of the ... More


Homecoming

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the acceptance of the resignation of Sramek's cabinet, where Beneš addressed the Slovak national council and formally approved the new team, agreed on in Moscow. The new ... More


Lev Stepanovich Tugan-Baranovskii

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the two-part interview with Lev StepanovichTugan-Baranovskii (1880–1955), a Colonel of the General Staff in the Russian ... More


Poles and Jews

Robert Blobaum

in A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705236
eISBN:
9781501707889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705236.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter addresses the impact of the war on relations between Warsaw's two principal and competing national groups, Poles and Jews, by exploring themes that take into account the dramatically ... More


Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Michael Khodarkovsky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449727
eISBN:
9780801462894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449727.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Russia's attempt to consolidate its authority in the North Caucasus has exerted a terrible price on both sides since the mid-nineteenth century. This book tells a concise and compelling history of ... More


War and Peace from the Military Point of View

Donna Tussing Orwin

in Tolstoy On War: Narrative Art and Historical Truth in “War and Peace”

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448980
eISBN:
9780801465895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448980.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter evaluates the reactions of military personnel towards War and Peace on its publication in the nineteenth-century. While praising Leo Tolstoy's unrivaled understanding of the psychology ... More


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