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World War I

The frame for the unit is M.A.I.N.: Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism (causes of WWI). WWI poetry is included.

Background

In order to understand Russia's role in WWI, it is important to also understand the impact of Russia's internal political struggles.

Russia's military forces were divided between fighting on the homefront to protect the old regime (monarchy) and defending its colonial holdings in Central Asia and the Far East.

The Romanov Rule

Books
Tsar: the Lost World of Nicholas and Alexandra
bt Peter Kuth
920 KUT
Nicholas and Alexandra
by Robert K. Massie
920 MAS
The Resurrection of the Romanovs: Anastasia, Anna Anderson, and the Greatest Royal Mystery
by Greg King
947.08 KIN
The Quest for Anastasia: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Romanovs
by John Klier
947.08
Rasputin: The Saint Who Sinned
by Brian Moynahan
B RAS
Grigory Rasputin: Holy Man or Mad Monk?
by Enid A. Goldberg & Norman Itzkowit
B RAS
DVD
Nicholas and Alexandra
DVD F NIC
Rasputin the Mad Monk
DVD B RAS

 

 

Web Resources

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

Signed March 3, 1918

Books
The Bolshevik Revolution
by John C. Davenport
947.084 DAV
The Bolshevick Revolution and Russian Civil War
by Rex A. Wade
947.084 WAD
Russian and the USSR: 1905-1991
by Philip Ingram
P 947.08 ING
The Aftermath of the Russian Revolution
by Kathlyn Gay
947.08 GAY
Revolutionary Russia: A History in Documents
by Robert Weinberg
947.984 WEI

Web Resources

Russian Revolution 1917

Bolshevik poster of the Russian Revolution attacking the 'Tsar, priest and rich man' who ride over the bodies of the workers.
  The Granger Collection / Universal Images Group/ RUSSIA: REVOLUTION OF 1917. - Bolshevik Poster Of The Russian Revolution Attacking The 'Tsar, Priest And Rich Man' Who Ride Over The Bodies Of The Workers.. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 15 Nov 2011.

Bolshevik Revolution

Other terms:
-Russian Revolution      -White Army
-October Revolution      -Red Army
-Bloody Sunday
Books
The Bolshevik Revolution
by John C. Davenport
947.084 DAV
The Bolshevick Revolution and Russian Civil War
by Rex A. Wade
947.084 WAD
Russian and the USSR: 1905-1991
by Philip Ingram
P 947.08 ING
The Aftermath of the Russian Revolution
by Kathlyn Gay
947.08 GAY
Revolutionary Russia: A History in Documents
by Robert Weinberg
947.984 WEI
Lenin and the Russian Revolution in World History
by Judith Edwards
B LEN
DVD
Valdimir Ilyich Lenin Voice of the Revolution
DVD B LEN

Web Resources