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1801–1804

James G. Patterson.

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion

August 2008; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4299 words.

This chapter describes the movement during 1801–1804. Despite the lull in active resistance brought about by the cessation of hostilities between Britain and France in 1802 much of Ulster...

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1848

Keith Hitchins.

in The Romanians, 1774–1866

June 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 20881 words.

This chapter discusses the events of 1848, the year that signified the triumph of the idea of nation. Romanian intellectuals made a lot of effort to achieve this, from justifying demands...

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1891–1893

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN.

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901

April 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 15111 words.

Francesco Crispi's resignation as Italy's prime minister left him full of rancour. He came to believe that the king and the court had conspired to remove him. However, the scandal of the...

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1916–18

Jonathan D. Smele.

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926

February 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13466 words.

This chapter seeks to establish that the “Russian” Civil Wars began with Central Asian Revolt of 1916, before going on to argue that subsequent events — the February Revolution, the...

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1917–21

Jonathan D. Smele.

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926

February 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 19092 words.

This chapter explains the challenges to Bolshevik rule within the Soviet zone during the civil wars, including peasant rebellions against the requisitioning of foodstuffs that were at the...

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1918–19

Jonathan D. Smele.

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926

February 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 24115 words.

This chapter examines the escalation of violence across the former Russian Empire as the First World War drew to a close, analysing the origins and early operations of the anti-Bolshevik...

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1919–20

Jonathan D. Smele.

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926

February 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 15940 words.

This chapter examines the course and failure of the major attacks on the Soviet state that were launched by the White Armies during 1919–20, paying particular attention to those emanating...

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1920–21

Jonathan D. Smele.

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926

February 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13511 words.

This chapter analyses the Red Army's many operations around the periphery of the former Russian Empire — notably its conquering of the putatively independent republics of Azerbaijan,...

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1921–26

Jonathan D. Smele.

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926

February 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8711 words.

This chapter seeks to establish that elements of the civil wars persisted long after the usually given terminal dates of 1921 or 1922. It surveys the Bolsheviks' establishment of the buffer...

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1936

Tim Rees.

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism

January 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8053 words.

The year 1936 was a momentous one in the history of communism. This was a time of acute uncertainty and fear, during which the Soviet Union and international communist movement faced...

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