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Russia’s Wars of Emergence 1460-1730

History


by
Carol Stevens

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Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 5.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Russia?s emergence as a Great Power in the eighteenth century is usually attributed to Peter I?s radical programme of ?Westernising? reforms.  But the Russian military did not simply copy European armies.  Adapting the tactics of its neighbours on both sides, Russia created a powerful strategy of its own, integrating steppe defence with European concerns.  In Russia?s Wars of Emergence, Carol Belkin Stevens examines the social and political factors underpinning Muscovite military history, the eventual success of the Russian Empire and the sacrifices made for power.  

Russia?s emergence as a Great Power in the eighteenth century is usually attributed to Peter I?s radical programme of ?Westernising? reforms.  But the Russian military did not simply copy European armies.  Adapting the tactics of its neighbours on both sides, Russia created a powerful strategy of its own, integrating steppe defence with European concerns.  In Russia?s Wars of Emergence, Carol Belkin Stevens examines the social and political factors underpinning… (more)

Russia?s emergence as a Great Power in the eighteenth century is usually attributed to Peter I?s radical programme of ?Westernising? reforms.  But the Russian military did not simply copy European armies.  Adapting the tactics of its neighbours on both sides, Russia created a powerful strategy of its own, integrating steppe defence with European concerns.  In Russia?s Wars of Emergence, Carol Belkin Stevens examines the social and political factors underpinning Muscovite military history, the eventual success of the Russian Empire and the sacrifices made for power.  

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