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The guns of August 2008

Russia"s war in Georgia

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National security -- Europe -- Case studies,
  • Georgia (Republic) -- Military relations -- Russia (Federation),
  • Russia (Federation) -- Military relations -- Georgia (Republic),
  • Georgia (Republic) -- Foreign relations -- Russia (Federation),
  • Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations -- Georgia (Republic),
  • South Ossetia (Georgia) -- History, Military -- 21st century,
  • Abkhazia (Georgia) -- History, Military -- 21st century,
  • Transcaucasia -- History, Military -- 21st century,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations -- 1991-,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Svante E. Cornell and S. Frederick Starr.
    GenreCase studies
    SeriesStudies of Central Asia and the Caucasus
    ContributionsCornell, Svante E., Starr, S. Frederick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK676.9.R8 G86 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23230262M
    ISBN 109780765625076
    LC Control Number2009019849

      Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman's classic histories of the First World War era In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize-winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman re-creates the first month of World War I: thirty 5/5(5).


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Cornell. Write a review. the book touches on how Russia launched their attack on Georgia in It is very much a one-sided book that goes to great lengths to show Russia as the main culprit, while not touching on anything Georgia did. This book is designed to present the facts about the events of August along with comprehensive coverage of the background to those events.

It brings together a wealth of expertise on the South Caucasus and Russian foreign policy, with contributions by Russian, Georgian, European, and American experts on the region. Book Review - The Guns of August Russia’s War in Georgia, Edited by Svante E. Cornell and Frederick Starr Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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40, Making states and breaking states: Kosovo and the Caucasus inpp. Cited by: 3. Incidentally, though Guns of August is supposedly quite good (I haven't actually read it myself) and covers some very important history, Tuchman wrote an absolutely terrible chapter about anarchism in her book The Proud Tower that largely ignores anarchism as a mass movement of the working class in favor of painting anarchists as a bunch of bomb throwing nihilistic types or starry.

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all timeThe Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman's classic histories of the First World War eraIn this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W.

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The Guns of August examines Russian pressure on Georgian decision makers and, in that regard, is pro-Georgian even though 2 of the book's 12 authors are Russian. Niklas Nilsson offered the most dissenting view on Georgia, noting that from to Georgia alternated using peace plan proposals with threats of force to alter the status quo.

Svante Cornell (co-editor) and James Sherr (contributor) will present a new book on the war of August which seeks to establish a coherent and substantiated record of the events of August - and their prehistory - as an essential precursor to establishing the causes and consequences of the conflict in the Caucasus.

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