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Description - Russia's Wars of Emergence 1460-1730 by Carol Stevens

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780582218918
ISBN-10: 0582218918
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 157mm x 19mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Carol Stevens

Carol Stevens is Associate Professor of History at Colgate University in New York. She teaches courses in medieval, modern and contemporary Russian history and early modern European history. Her previous publications include "Soldiers on the Steppe: Army Reform and Social ""Change in Early modern Russia" (1995)

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Russia's Wars of Emergence 1460-1730 by Carol Stevens
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