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Author Filjushkin, Alexander, author. Author.

Title Ivan the Terrible : a military history / Alexander Filjushkin.

Publication Info. London : Frontline Books, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  947.043 Iv1Bf 2008    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xiv, 306 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Gender group: gdr Men lcdgt
Nationality/regional group: nat Russians lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ University and college administrators lcdgt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-294) and index.
Contents Russian military forces in the sixteenth century : the infrastructure of the Russian Army -- Who were the enemies of Russia in the sixteenth century? : a brief review of their military potential -- The Russian crusades : Ivan the Terrible against the Muslims -- From offence to defence : the military policy of Ivan the Terrible against the Muslims in the 1560s and 1570s -- Ivan's Baltic wars -- The dispute over Russian lands : Ivan's policy towards Poland and Lithuania in the third quarter of the sixteenth century -- The military disaster of Ivan the Terrible -- Appendix 1: Chronology -- Appendix 2: List of rulers -- Appendix 3: State of troop alertness and the mobilisation potential of the armies of countries participating in the wars of Ivan the Terrible -- Appendix 4: Comparison of Eastern European armies of the sixteenth century.
Summary "Ivan the Terrible is the first specialist study of the tsar's military strategy to be published in English. It examines all of Russia's military campaigns in Eastern Europe and Western Siberia during the period of 1533 to 1584, and describes in full the organisation and equipment of Ivan's army and the forces of his enemies -- the Poles, Lithuanians, Tatars and Livonian Knights"--Jacket.
Subject Ivan IV, Czar of Russia, 1530-1584 -- Military leadership.
Russia -- History, Military -- 16th century.
Russia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Russia -- History -- Ivan IV, 1533-1584.
Ivan IV, Czar of Russia, 1530-1584. (OCoLC)fst00017252
Kings and rulers. (OCoLC)fst00987694
Command of troops. (OCoLC)fst00869220
Russia. (OCoLC)fst01207312
Chronological Term 1500-1599
Genre/Form History (OCoLC)fst01411628
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Military history. (OCoLC)fst01411630
ISBN 9781848325043

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