Russian Imperialism and Naval Power: Military Strategy and the Build-Up to the Russo-Japanese War (International Library of Twentieth Century History)
From 1904-1905, Russia and Japan have been locked in clash coming up from rival imperial objectives within the a ways East. Nicholas Papastratigakis deals an built-in research of Russian naval approach within the decade ahead of this Russo-Japanese battle, within which the Russians suffered catastrophic defeat. He seeks to figure out the level to which their defeat should be attributed to mistaken Tsarist naval method within the sector. Rooted in wealthy fundamental assets from Russian, French, and British data, the booklet sheds new gentle on Russia's behavior in overseas affairs within the pre-World warfare I period. Papastratigakis places Russian naval process within the broader context of Russian army procedure on the flip of the century, and of imperialism and ""navalism"" regularly. This booklet may be of large curiosity to students and scholars of naval, army, imperial, and Russian history.