Historical Dictionary of the Russian Revolution focuses on the leading individuals, ideas, political parties and main events that were central to the transformation of Russia during the revolution. The time period runs from January 1917 through to the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk that took Russia out of the First World War in March 1918. It covers the main events, ideas, people and parties and takes the story of the revolution from the eve of the overthrowing of Tsar Nicholas II through to the Bolshevik seizure of power, the first six months of Leninist rule and the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk that ended Russia’s involvement in the First World War. Historical Dictionary of the Russian Revolution contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 200 cross-referenced entries on the revolutions, the First World War, political parties, ideologies and individuals, and the main events that defined the course of the Russian Revolution. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Russian Revolution.
Library catalogs by New York Public Library. Research Libraries
The Historical Dictionary of the Russian Civil Wars, 1916-1926 covers the history of this period through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has almost 2,000 cross-referenced entries on individuals, political and governmental institutions and political parties, and military formations and concepts, as well as religion, art, film, propaganda, uniforms, and weaponry. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Russian Civil War.
Europe, Eastern by New York Public Library. Slavonic Division
The dictionary consists of an alphabetical index to over 10,000 ship histories documenting nearly every ship that the US Navy has put to sea. Continental and Confederate vessels are also included. Entries include physical information, commissioning, service record, notable actions, and decommissioning. Drawings, photographs, and documents are also included. The Web site is an electronic version of the previously published dictionary series. Web entries may be corrected and updated from those that appeared in the printed series.
With over 1,100 entries in A-to-Z format, this comprehensive guide is an authoritative reference on every aspect of modern military conflict. Written by experts, the in-depth entries explain everything from general military vocabulary to weapons systems, military organizations, technologies of modern warfare, and more. Cross-referenced. (Orig. $45.00)
Music by New York Public Library. Reference Department
Through a wide-ranging introduction, a detailed chronology, a photo spread, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on military and political leaders, major battles and lesser skirmishes, tactics, strategy, weaponry, and the causes and consequences, a full picture of this pivotal war is provided. For the enterprising researcher, a useful bibliography is also included.
Agriculture by National Agricultural Library (U.S.)