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The Resource Stalin and the struggle for supremacy in Eurasia, Alfred J. Rieber

Stalin and the struggle for supremacy in Eurasia, Alfred J. Rieber

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Stalin and the struggle for supremacy in Eurasia
Title
Stalin and the struggle for supremacy in Eurasia
Statement of responsibility
Alfred J. Rieber
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Scope and content: "Conceived as a sequel to The Struggle for the Eurasian Borderlands, this book radically shifts the focus away from a comparison of the centuries' old competition among multi-cultural conquest empires for hegemony in Eurasia to the Soviet Union, the central player in the renewal of that contest in the first half of the twentieth century. Many of the issues remain the same, but the cast of characters has changed. The Soviet Union was heir to much of the territory of the Russian Empire and many of its problems both foreign and domestic flowed from that hard won inheritance. But its response was radically different. Its new leaders were engaged in transforming its foreign policy as part of re-building of a multi-national state. From the outset they were obliged to enter into complex and often contradictory relations with a ring of smaller and weaker successor states, constituting the new borderlands, which had replaced the rival empires all along their frontiers. In many cases these borderland states were allies or clients of the major powers and perceived by the Soviet government as hostile or threatening"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rieber, Alfred J
Dewey number
327.470905041
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stalin, Joseph
  • Borderlands
  • Borderlands
  • Hegemony
  • Nation-building
  • Soviet Union
  • Eurasia
  • Soviet Union
Label
Stalin and the struggle for supremacy in Eurasia, Alfred J. Rieber
Link
https://opac.eui.eu/client/en_GB/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:394932/one
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Stalin : man of the borderlands -- Borderlands in civil war and intervention -- The borderland thesis: The West -- The borderland thesis: The East -- Stalin in command -- Borderlands on the eve -- Civil wars in the borderlands -- War aims: The outer perimeter -- War aims: The inner perimeter -- Friendly governments in the outer perimeter -- Conclusion: A transient hegemony
Control code
FIEb17755591
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 420 pages
Isbn
9781107426443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)925427858
Label
Stalin and the struggle for supremacy in Eurasia, Alfred J. Rieber
Link
https://opac.eui.eu/client/en_GB/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:394932/one
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Stalin : man of the borderlands -- Borderlands in civil war and intervention -- The borderland thesis: The West -- The borderland thesis: The East -- Stalin in command -- Borderlands on the eve -- Civil wars in the borderlands -- War aims: The outer perimeter -- War aims: The inner perimeter -- Friendly governments in the outer perimeter -- Conclusion: A transient hegemony
Control code
FIEb17755591
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 420 pages
Isbn
9781107426443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)925427858

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