The Resource Russia : the story of war, Gregory Carleton, (eAudio)

Russia : the story of war, Gregory Carleton, (eAudio)

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Russia : the story of war
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Russia
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the story of war
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Gregory Carleton
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eng
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No nation is a stranger to war, but for Russians war is a central part of who they are. Their "motherland" has been the battlefield where some of the largest armies have clashed, the most savage battles have been fought, the highest death tolls paid. Having prevailed over Mongol hordes and vanquished Napoleon and Hitler, many Russians believe no other nation has sacrificed so much for the world. In Russia: The Story of War Gregory Carleton explores how this belief has produced a myth of exceptionalism that pervades Russian culture and politics and has helped forge a national identity rooted in war. While outsiders view Russia as an aggressor, Russians themselves see a country surrounded by enemies. Time and again, history has called upon Russia to play the savior-of Europe, of Christianity, of civilization itself-and its victories have come at immense cost. In this telling, even defeats lose their sting. Isolation becomes a virtuous destiny and the whole of its bloody history a point of pride. War is the unifying thread of Russia's national epic, one that transcends its wrenching ideological transformations. As Putin's Russia asserts itself in ever bolder ways, knowing how the story of its war-torn past shapes the present is essential to understanding its self-image and worldview
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Carleton, Gregory
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Narrated by James Cameron Stewart
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Russia : the story of war, Gregory Carleton, (eAudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (10 hr., 35 min.)
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Russia : the story of war, Gregory Carleton, (eAudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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rbdZ100123746
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (10 hr., 35 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Publisher number
Z100123746
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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