Anglo-Soviet Relations, 1917-1921, Volume 1: Intervention and the War

Hardcover

Price:
$147.50 / £122.00
ISBN:
Published:
Jan 29, 2019
1961
Pages:
376
Size:
7 x 10 in.
Buy This

In an intriguing work based largely on new sources, Richard H. Ullman shows how the British government — the politicians, civil servants, military and naval officers — dealt with the problem of Russia during the critical period bewtween the Bolshevik Revolution in November 1917 and Britain’s de facto recognition of the Soviet government in March 1921.
Volume 1 describes the tragic misunderstandings and desperate hopes of the British in the troubled year before the Armistice, which stands as a watershed in the history of Anglo-Soviet policy. As diplomacy failed, British forces found themselves fighting not only in North Russia but in the Caucasus and on the frontiers of India. The second volume, to be published later, will cover the story to 1921.
Dr. Ullman’s exciting portrayal of these evetns is a companion work to George Kennan’s several-volume study of the same period, “Soviet-American Relations, 1917-1920.”

Originally published in 1961.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.