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The Tsar’s Colonels

Professionalism, Strategy, and Subversion in Late Imperial Russia

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$101.50 • £81.95 • €91.50

ISBN 9780674911116

Publication Date: 04/20/1999


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

5 computer line illustrations, 5 (8 pp.) tables


  • Preface
  • Note on Translation and Transliteration
  • Introduction
  • The Emergence of General Staff Professionalism
    • 1. Expert Knowledge and the Problem of Higher Military Staffs
    • 2. Science and Military Statistics in Nicholas’s Army
    • 3. Main Staff Reform between Sevastopol and Sedan
    • 4. Mortal Danger as Strategic Rebirth
    • 5. The Main Staff Plans a War
  • Professionalism’s Fruits
    • 6. Experts versus Amateurs
    • 7. Progress and Stalemate
    • 8. Conclusion
  • Supplemental Data
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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