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Origins of the Russian Civil War

Geoffrey Swain

Origins of the Russian Civil War

by Geoffrey Swain

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Published by Longman .
Written in English


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StatementGeoffrey Swain.
SeriesOrigins of modern war series
The Physical Object
Pagination(272)p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22367484M
ISBN 100582059682

Concentrating on the turbulent months from February to November , Geoffrey Swain explores the origins of the Civil War against the wider background of revolutionary Russia. He examines the aims of the anti-Bolshevik insurgents themselves; but he also shows how far the fear of civil war governed the action of the Provisional Government. The Russian Civil War (Russian: Гражданская война в России, tr. Grazhdanskaya voyna v Rossii) was a multi-party civil war in the former Russian Empire immediately after the two Russian Revolutions of , as many factions vied to determine Russia's political : 7 November – 25 October /16 .

The Ice March (Russian: Ледяной походъ), also called the First Kuban Campaign (Russian: Первый кубанскій походъ), a military withdrawal lasting from February to May , was one of the defining moments in the Russian Civil War of to Under attack by the Red Army advancing from the north, the forces of the Volunteer Army, sometimes referred to as the Location: Kuban Oblast, Southern Russia.   The Russian Civil War by Mawdsley, Evan, Publication date Topics History - General History, History, History: World, Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Revolutionary, History / General, Military Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on July 8, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

The main instrument with which the Bolsheviks imposed communism on Russia was the Red Army. Traditionally the origins of this army were among the factory workers who laid down their tools and took up arms as a way of expressing their grievances. Already formed by the time of the revolutions of and February , these militant workers organised themselves into parliamentary detachments. : Red Victory: A History of the Russian Civil War () by Lincoln, W. Bruce and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().


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Concentrating on the turbulent months from February to NovemberGeoffrey Swain explores the origins of the Civil War against the wider background of revolutionary Russia. He examines the aims of the anti-Bolshevik insurgents themselves; but he also shows how far the fear of civil war governed the action of the Provisional Government, and even the plans of the by: : The Origins of the Russian Civil War (Origins Of Modern Wars) eBook: Geoffrey Swain: Kindle Store.

The Origins of the Russian Civil War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Concentrating particularly on the months from Februar /5. The Origins of the Russian Civil War by Geoffrey Swain,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5).

The Origins of the Russian Civil War. Concentrating on the turbulent months from February to NovemberGeoffrey Swain explores the origins of the Civil War against the wider background of revolutionary Russia. Summary: Concentrating particularly on the months from February to Novemberthis volume in the Origins of Modern Wars series explores the origins and nature of the Civil War in Russia, against the background of a country in the turmoil of revolution and anarchy.

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews. “Dunning’s book on Russia’s First Civil War is a highly detailed, readable account of a turbulent time in Russian history that has relevancy even today as Russia continues to struggle with its infant democracy.” —Leo J.

Daugherty III, Journal of Slavic Military StudiesCited by: 2. Summary: Concentrating on the turbulent months from February to Novemberthis text explores the origins of the Russian Civil War against the background of revolutionary Russia.

It examines the aims of the anti-Bolshevik insurgents and shows how far the fear of war. 2. Russian Revolution A Personal Record by NN Sukhanov This book was necessary reading for all early historians of the revolution. Sukhanov, a left- Menshevik hostile to Lenin, was actually present in Petrograd in both February and October.

He is one of the few, if not the only. The Origins of the Russian Civil War. The Origins of the Russian Civil War. Synopsis. Concentrating on the turbulent months from February to NovemberGeoffrey Swain explores the origins of the Civil War against the wider background of revolutionary Russia.

Originally published inEvan Mawdsley's The Russian Civil War remains a solid introduction for the general reader to a little-discussed period of Russian history (amongst popular historical readers).

Though it may read a bit dated, given the history of the last 30 years, The Russian Civil War has it merits and is a solid piece of scholarship/5. Lincoln deftly describes the periods complicated politics. Lincolns book is a great narrative An engaging and sweeping narrative of the Russian “Civil War,” which, in reality, was a series of civil wars and series of international wars all fought at more or less the same time/5.

Civil War broke out in Russia in late after the Bolshevik Revolution. The warring factions included the Red and White Armies. The Red Army fought for the Lenin’s Bolshevik government. Concentrating on the turbulent months from February to NovemberGeoffrey Swain explores the origins of the Civil War against the wider background of revolutionary Russia.

He examines the aims of the anti-Bolshevik insurgents themselves; but he also shows how far the fear of civil war governed the action of the Provisional Government Cited by: Books shelved as russian-civil-war: The Russian Civil War –22 by David Bullock, The White Guard by Mikhail Bulgakov, Red Cavalry by Isaac Babel, Ten.

Bruce Lincoln. William Bruce Lincoln (September 6, – April 9, ) was an American scholar and author who wrote a number of widely-read books on Russian mater: College of William and Mary, University of.

The origins of the Russian civil war can be found in the desacralisation of the tsarist autocracy that took place in the years before the First World War. War, geopolitics and the prolonged crisis beginning in shaped the emerging Bolshevik party-state, which differed radically from the utopian views of the commune state that Lenin had Cited by: 1.

The Russian Civil War, writes Mawdsley (Modern History/Glasgow Univ.; Thunder in the East: The Nazi-Soviet War, - etc.), began just as soon as moved swiftly to consolidate power, repressing the socialists who dominated the nation as a whole but who were weak in the industrial by: It was won, however, only at the price of immense sacrifice; Russia by was ruined and devastated.

Atrocities were committed throughout the civil war by both sides. For the history of Russia after the civil war, see Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich.

Bibliography. Seeds of conflict. Russia’s disastrous performance in World War I was one of the primary causes of the Russian Revolution ofwhich swept aside the Romanov dynasty and installed a government that was eager to end the fighting.

The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk () whereby Russia yielded large portions of its territory to Germany caused a breach between the Bolsheviks and the Left Socialist.

Unlike previous accounts that trace the origins of the revolution to overreaching political forces and ideals, Figes argues that the failure of democracy in was deeply rooted in Russian culture and social history and that what had started as a people's revolution contained the seeds of its degeneration into violence and dictatorship.Shortly after withdrawing from World War I, Russia descended into a bitter civil war unprecedented for its savagery: epidemics, battles, mass executions, forced labor, and famine claimed millions of by: Get this from a library!

The origins of the Russian Civil War. [Geoff Swain] -- Concentrating particularly on the months from February to Novemberthis volume in the Origins of Modern Wars series explores the origins and nature of the Civil War in Russia, against the.