Red Victory: A History of the Russian Civil War

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April 1999



"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 l"


* Preface * Major Characters * Pt. 1 * Prologue * The Hungry Spring * The Fighting Begins * "The Expropriation of the Expropriators" * First Days of Terror * The Allies Intervene * Pt. 1 * Denikin and the Cossacks * Siberia's Supreme Ruler * The Petrograd Front * The Ukraine in Ferment * In the Red Heart of Russia * Pt. 1 * The Struggle to Survive * "Give Us Warsaw!" * The End of the Whites * Victory's Bitter Fruit * The Kronstadt Uprising * Epilogue: The Revolution Consumes Its Makers * Notes * Works and Sources Cited * Index


W. Bruce Lincoln was the Distinguished Professor of Russian History at Northern Illinois University. He was the author of Between Heaven and Hell: The Story of a Thousand Years of Artistic Life in Russia and almost a dozen other books. W. Bruce Lincoln died on April 9, 2000 at the age of 61.


"Red Victory is successful because of the author's abiding descriptive powers.... [This book] gives a fairly clear picture of how the great Soviet Union was put together by armed force and then held in place by a ruthless secret police. This is timely information as these dynamic forces are now relaxed and chaos spreads [in the former Soviet Union]".-- New York Times Book Review
EAN: 9780306809095
ISBN: 0306809095
Untertitel: Da Capo Press. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DA CAPO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1999
Seitenanzahl: 640 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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