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The Resource March 1917 : on the brink of war and revolution, Will Englund

March 1917 : on the brink of war and revolution, Will Englund

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March 1917 : on the brink of war and revolution
Title
March 1917
Title remainder
on the brink of war and revolution
Statement of responsibility
Will Englund
Title variation
March nineteen seventeen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"We are provincials no longer," declared Woodrow Wilson on March 5, 1917, at his second inauguration. He spoke on the eve of America's entrance into World War I, just as Russia teetered between autocracy and democracy. In the face of turmoil in Europe, Wilson was determined to move America away from the isolationism that had defined the nation's foreign policy and to embrace an active role in shaping world affairs. Just ten days later, Tsar Nicholas II abdicated the Russian throne, ending a three-centuries-long dynasty and plunging his country into a new era of uncertainty, ultimately paving the way for the creation of a Soviet empire. Within a few short weeks, at Wilson's urging, Congress voted to declare war on Germany, asserting the United States' new role as a global power and its commitment to spreading American ideals abroad. Yet at home it remained a Jim Crow nation, and African Americans had their own struggle to pursue. American women were agitating for the vote and a greater role in society, and labor strife was rampant. As a consequence of the war that followed, the United States and Russia were to endure a century of wariness and hostility that flickers and flares to this day. This book reexamines these tumultuous events and their consequences in a compelling new analysis. Drawing on a wealth of contemporary Russian and American diaries, memoirs, oral histories, and newspaper accounts, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Will Englund examines the dreams of that year's warriors, pacifists, activists, revolutionaries, and reactionaries, and creates a highly detailed and textured account of the month that transformed the world's greatest nations.--From book jacket
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Englund, Will
Dewey number
940.3/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D521
LC item number
.E64 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Revolution (Soviet Union : 1917-1921)
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Nineteen seventeen, A.D
  • Soviet Union
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Europe
  • HISTORY / Europe
  • HISTORY / Military / World War I
  • HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918.
  • Soviet Union
  • Europe
  • Nineteen seventeen, A.D
  • Europe
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
Label
March 1917 : on the brink of war and revolution, Will Englund
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-364) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
"Go! Go! Go!" -- "A crime against civilization" -- "Rich earth, rotting leaves" -- "You fellows are in for it" -- "We have had to push, and push, and push" -- "People think it will be very bloody" -- "A twilight zone" -- "No, sir, boss" -- "A pleasant air of verisimilitude" -- "We are sitting on a volcano" -- "Cossacks, riding up and down" -- "Happier days for all humanity" -- "Nothing to lose but their miserable lives" -- "The great liberal leader of the world" -- "It might be all right for you to have your little pocket gun" -- "Like a river at flood" -- "To scold an earthquake" -- "Reeked with patriotism" -- "A mending of their troubles" -- "The lid is kept screwed down" -- "When the man-world is mad for war" -- "History will count you right"
Control code
ocn966274020
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 387 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393292084
Lccn
2016046272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393292084
  • (OCoLC)966274020
Label
March 1917 : on the brink of war and revolution, Will Englund
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-364) 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
"Go! Go! Go!" -- "A crime against civilization" -- "Rich earth, rotting leaves" -- "You fellows are in for it" -- "We have had to push, and push, and push" -- "People think it will be very bloody" -- "A twilight zone" -- "No, sir, boss" -- "A pleasant air of verisimilitude" -- "We are sitting on a volcano" -- "Cossacks, riding up and down" -- "Happier days for all humanity" -- "Nothing to lose but their miserable lives" -- "The great liberal leader of the world" -- "It might be all right for you to have your little pocket gun" -- "Like a river at flood" -- "To scold an earthquake" -- "Reeked with patriotism" -- "A mending of their troubles" -- "The lid is kept screwed down" -- "When the man-world is mad for war" -- "History will count you right"
Control code
ocn966274020
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 387 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393292084
Lccn
2016046272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393292084
  • (OCoLC)966274020

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