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Allen Lane, 429 pp., £25, May 2015, 978 1 84614 381 6Show More
Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire by Joshua Sanborn.
Oxford, 304 pp., £18.99, October 2015, 978 0 19 874568 6Show More
“... turned out to mean everything for the collapse of the Russian Empire is the story told by Joshua Sanborn in Imperial Apocalypse. Sanborn traces the way the dislocation, decentralisation and social fracturing generated by the retreats and mass migrations of the war made their way, like cracks in glass, to the ...”