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Russia's First World War A Social and Economic History

ISBN-10: 0582328187

ISBN-13: 9780582328181

Edition: 2004

Authors: Peter Gatrell

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Peter Gatrell tells the story of Russian experience of World War One, focusing on the economic & social changes that resulted from the conflict.
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/7/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Peter Gatrell teaches modern European history and economic history at the University of Manchester, where he is presently Professor and Head of Department. His previous books include The Tsarist Economy 1850-1917 and Government, Industry and Rearmament in Russia, 1900- 1914.

Dedication
Contents
List of tables and maps
Preface
Introduction
The front line, 1914-1916
'Educated society' and the Russian elite
Narod: plebeian society during the war
Tsarist authority in question, 1915-1916
Mobilising industry: Russia's war economy at full stretch
Paying for the war, Russian style
Feeding Russia: food supply as Achilles' heel
Economic nationalism and the mobilisation of ethnicity in the 'great patriotic war'
Hierarchy subverted: the February Revolution and the Provisional Government
Economic meltdown and revolutionary objectives: from European war to Civil War, 1917-1918
Russia's First World War: an overview