By Janet M. Hartley
A learn of the Russian Empire on the top of its army energy and luck (1762-1825), this crucial publication examines how a rustic without any of the most obvious trappings of modernization used to be capable of considerably extend its territory. Russia's army and naval victories culminated within the triumphal front of Russian forces into Paris in 1814 in social gathering of the defeat of Napoleon. Hartley's remedy is wide-ranging and discusses many points of the character of the Russian kingdom and society-not in simple terms concerns equivalent to recruitment, but additionally institutional, felony, and financial constructions of the nation, the original nature of Russian industrialization and social association on the city and village point, in addition to the effect on cultural existence. She covers the reign of 2 of Russia's so much well-known rulers: Catherine II (1762-1796) and Alexander I (1801-25).
How may possibly a rustic missing modernized structures-political, institutional, social, economic, financial, business, and cultural-sustain this point of army attempt and help the biggest status military in Europe? What impression did the tension of this dedication of guys and cash, together with the invasion of 1812, have at the nation and society-particularly on those that have been both conscripted or the dependents they left in the back of? regardless of the luck of the Russian country, by means of 1825 the lines could turn into virtually unsustainable.
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Russia, 1762-1825: Military Power, the State, and the People: Military Power, the State and the People (Studies in Military History and International Affairs) by Janet M. Hartley