The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050

The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050 by MacGregor Knox, Williamson Murray
ISBN: 9780521800792
Published by Cambridge University Press on August 27th 2001
Genres: History, Revolutionary, World, Renaissance, Modern, General, Political Science, Political Freedom, Technology & Engineering, Military Science
Pages: 203

Len's Summary: Chapters by Brigadier Jonathan Bailey on Western Front battlefields and the genesis of modern warfare, and Dr. Holger Herwig on the battle fleet revolution of 1885-1914. Recommended by WFA and TGWS member Bob Denison.

The General and the Jaguar: Pershing’s Hunt for Pancho Villa: A True Story of Revolution and Revenge

The General and the Jaguar: Pershing’s Hunt for Pancho Villa: A True Story of Revolution and RevengeThe General and the Jaguar: Pershing's Hunt for Pancho Villa: A True Story of Revolution and Revenge by Eileen Welsome
ISBN: 0803222246
Published by Bison Books on November 1st 2007
Genres: History, United States, 20th Century, Latin America, Mexico, Military, Revolutionary, World
Pages: 432

Len's Summary: Pershing’s unsuccessful chase of Rancho Villa across northern Mexico in 1916 helped qualify him for AEF command. // The author is a Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of two PEN awards.

The Russian Civil War

The Russian Civil WarThe Russian Civil War by Evan Mawdsley
ISBN: 1933648155
Published by Pegasus on March 1st 2007
Genres: Military, Revolutionary, Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: The author is a professor of history at Glasgow University. // Draws on material made available from Soviet archives after the collapse of the USSR.

History’s Greatest Heist: The Looting of Russia by the Bolsheviks

History’s Greatest Heist: The Looting of Russia by the BolsheviksHistory's Greatest Heist: The Looting of Russia by the Bolsheviks by Sean McMeekin
ISBN: 9780300135589
Published by Yale University Press on December 16th 2008
Genres: History, Revolutionary, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Modern, 20th Century
Pages: 302

Len's Summary: Exploring the final years of the Tzarist regime and the early years of Bolshevism with WWI as the backdrop.

Dublin 1916: The Siege of the GPO

Dublin 1916: The Siege of the GPODublin 1916: The Siege of the GPO by Clair Wills
ISBN: 9780674036338
Published by Harvard University Press on October 15th 2009
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Ireland, Revolutionary
Pages: 259

Len's Summary: A new history of the Easter Uprising, which sparked the ultimately successful Irish revolt.

Russia in War and Revolution, 1914-1922

Russia in War and Revolution, 1914-1922Russia in War and Revolution, 1914-1922 by Jonathan Daly, Leonid Trofimov
ISBN: 0872209873
Published by Hackett Publishing Company on September 15th 2009
Genres: History, Revolutionary, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Modern, 20th Century
Pages: 416

Len's Summary: A source book for scholars rather than a narrative history.

The Great War in Russian Memory

The Great War in Russian MemoryThe Great War in Russian Memory by Karen Petrone
ISBN: 9780253356178
Published by Indiana University Press on July 14th 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Revolutionary, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Literary Criticism, Russian & Former Soviet Union
Pages: 385

Len's Summary: Though the war was never commemorated by the Soviet Union, it became the subject of lively discourse starting in the 1930s as war with Germany loomed once again.

The Russian Revolution: World War to Civil War 1917-1921

The Russian Revolution: World War to Civil War 1917-1921The Russian Revolution: World War to Civil War 1917-1921 by Nik Cornish
ISBN: 9781848843752
Published by Pen and Sword on July 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Revolutionary, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Pages: 144

Len's Summary: The Russo-German peace of Brest-Litovsk and subsequent civil war fought on many fronts and with much outside intervention. A History Book Club selection written by the former President of the Eastern Front Association.

The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 RevolutionThe Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution by Semion Lyandres
ISBN: 9780198713487
Published by Oxford University Press on September 2nd 2014
Genres: History, Revolutionary, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Modern, 20th Century
Pages: 322

Len's Summary: Based on interviews with leading participants in the uprising of February 1917 that toppled the House of Romanov. The author teaches at Notre Dame. -- Draws on new material available from interviews with participants.

War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great WarWar in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War by Robert Gerwarth, John Horne
ISBN: 9780199686056
Published by OUP Oxford on October 3rd 2013
Genres: History, Europe, General, Former Soviet Republics, Military, World War I, Revolutionary, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Modern, 20th Century, Social History, Political Science, Political Freedom
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Conflicts lasting through 1923 broke out in Ireland, Italy, Eastern and Central Europe, and Turkey.