The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution

The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution

An Economist Best booklet of the Year
A Financial Times Best booklet of the Year
Winner of the the Pushkin condominium Russian e-book Prize
Finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize
An Amazon top booklet of the Month (History)

One of the world’s prime students bargains a clean interpretation of the associated origins of global conflict I and the Russian Revolution

"Lieven has a double reward: first, for harvesting info to show the essence of an era and, moment, for locating new, startling, and clarifying parts in general stories. This is heritage with a heartbeat, and it could now not be extra engrossing."—Foreign Affairs

World conflict I and the Russian Revolution jointly formed the 20 th century in profound methods. In The finish of Tsarist Russia, acclaimed student Dominic Lieven connects for the 1st time the 2 occasions, offering either a heritage of the 1st international War’s origins from a Russian point of view and a global historical past of why the revolution happened.
Based on exhaustive paintings in seven Russian documents in addition to many non-Russian assets, Dominic Lieven’s paintings is ready way over simply Russia. by means of putting the main issue of empire at its center, Lieven hyperlinks international struggle I to the sweep of twentieth-century worldwide historical past. He indicates how modern scorching concerns equivalent to the fight for Ukraine have been already the most important parts within the run-up to 1914.
By incorporating into his e-book new ways and comparisons, Lieven tells the tale of conflict and revolution in a fashion that's really unique and thought-provoking.

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