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Author Hartley, Janet M.

Title Russia, 1762-1825 : military power, the state, and the people / Janet M. Hartley
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 318 pages)
Series Studies in military history and international affairs, 1537-4432
Studies in military history and international affairs. 1537-4432
Contents Introduction: Russia at war, 1762-1825 -- The military estate: size and deployment -- The lower ranks: conscription and community -- The officer corps: service and challenge to the state -- The cost: expenditure and income -- The cost: agriculture, industry, and trade -- The impact: conflict with civilians in peace and war -- The state: administration, law, and magic -- The expansion of the state: conflict, assimilation, and identity -- Rulers and armies: warfare, image, culture, and identity -- The military colonies -- Conclusion: militarization and modernization?
Summary A study of the Russian Empire at the peak of its. military power and success (1762-1825), this important. book examines how a country with none of the obvious. trappings of modernization was able to significantly. expand its territory. Russia's military and naval. victories culminated in the triumphal entrance of. Russian forces into Paris in 1814 in celebration of the. defeat of Napoleon. Hartley's treatment is wide-ranging. and discusses many aspects of the nature of the Russian. state and society-not merely issues such as recruitment, . but also institutional, legal, and fiscal structures of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-302) and index
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Subject Russia (Federation) -- History, Military -- 18th century.
Russia (Federation) -- History, Military -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Military history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0313352321 (electronic bk.)
9780313352324 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)