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The Russian Origins of the First World War

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$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674072336

Publication Date: 05/06/2013

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344 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 halftones, 10 maps

Belknap Press

World

  • Maps
  • Abbreviations
  • Author’s Note
  • Introduction: History from the Deep Freeze
  • 1. The Strategic Imperative in 1914
  • 2. It Takes Two to Tango: The July Crisis
  • 3. Russia’s War: The Opening Round
  • 4. Turkey’s Turn
  • 5. The Russians and Gallipoli
  • 6. Russia and the Armenians
  • 7. The Russians in Persia
  • 8. Partitioning the Ottoman Empire
  • 9. 1917: The Tsarist Empire at Its Zenith
  • Conclusion: The October Revolution and Historical Amnesia
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Longlist, 2012 Lionel Gelber Prize, Lionel Gelber Foundation, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Foreign Policy
  • 2011 Norman B. Tomlinson, Jr. Book Prize, World War One Historical Association
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