By Jonathan D. Smele

This publication is an in depth reference of the 20th century struggles that have been waged throughout and past the decaying Russian Empire on the finish of the 1st global battle, as tsarism and democratic choices to it collapsed and the world’s first Communist nation, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, used to be born. while, it's a helpful corrective to reports that experience seen occasions of the time as a unitary “Russian Civil battle” that sprang from the Russian Revolution of 1917. in its place, it contributes to the continuing technique of integrating the civil wars right into a “continuum of crises” that wracked the Russian Empire and its would-be successor states throughout a chronic period.

The Historical Dictionary of the Russian Civil Wars, 1916-1926 covers the heritage of this era via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has nearly 2,000 cross-referenced entries on contributors, political and governmental associations and political events, and army formations and ideas, in addition to faith, paintings, movie, propaganda, uniforms, and weaponry. This ebook is a wonderful entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and an individual desirous to comprehend extra concerning the Russian Civil War.

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