Confidential U.S. diplomatic post records : Russia and the Soviet Union (Microform, 1982) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Confidential U.S. diplomatic post records : Russia and the Soviet Union

Author: Paul Kesaris; United States. Department of State.; University Publications of America, Inc.
Publisher: Frederick, MD : University Publications of America, [1982-1984]
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part 1: Russia. From Czars to Commissars, 1914-1918: This collection contains American diplomatic reports from Russia. The reports deal with numerous subjects: the political and economic consequences of World War I; the military situation; the collapse of the Czarist regime and the establishment of the Provisional Government in the February 1917 Revolution; conflict between the Provisional Government and General
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Genre/Form: Archives
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kesaris; United States. Department of State.; University Publications of America, Inc.
ISBN: 0890935009 9780890935002 0890935017 9780890935019 0890935025 9780890935026
OCLC Number: 15030831
Notes: "A microfilm project of University Publications of America, Inc."
Title on box: U.S. diplomatic post records ... Russia ...
Description: 145 microfilm reels ; 35 mm + guide (3 parts ; 22 cm)
Contents: Part I. Russia: from Czars to Commissars, 1914-1918 (10 reels) --
Part II, Section A. The Soviet Union, 1919-1924 (20 reels) --
Part II, Section B. The Soviet Union, 1925-1933 (55 reels) --
Part III. The Soviet Union, 1934-1941 (60 reels).
Other Titles: U.S. diplomatic post records ... Russia ...
United States diplomatic post records ... Russia ...
Responsibility: edited by Paul Kesaris ; guide compiled by Dale Reynolds.

Abstract:

Part 1: Russia. From Czars to Commissars, 1914-1918: This collection contains American diplomatic reports from Russia. The reports deal with numerous subjects: the political and economic consequences of World War I; the military situation; the collapse of the Czarist regime and the establishment of the Provisional Government in the February 1917 Revolution; conflict between the Provisional Government and General Kornilov; the Russo-Japanese Entente; the Bolshevik coup d'état of the October Revolution; activities of the Polish Provisional Government; the political situation in Romania, the Caucasus, Estonia, Latvia, and the Ukraine; the question of the Allies’ recognition of the Soviet government; the first meeting of the Soviet Congress; Soviet foreign policy; Leon Trotsky; the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk; the arrival of Allied forces in Russia and the Russian response; the YMCA and Red Cross relief activities; and the beginnings of the Soviet Political Police (the Cheka).

Part 2: The Soviet Union, 1919-1933: This collection includes official reports filed by American diplomats based on eyewitness accounts, interviews with political leaders, and translated government reports. Selected titles include: - Trotsky's Report on Economic Problems (1920) - Treaty of Rapallo between Soviet Russia and Germany (1922) - The Death of Lenin (1924) - Communist Work among the Negroes in the United States (1930) - Correspondence with the Chinese Communist Party (1930) - Russian Peasant Policy, 1932-1934.

Part 3: The Soviet Union, 1934-1941: This collection includes official reports filed by American diplomats based on eyewitness accounts, interviews with political leaders, and translated government reports. Selected titles include: - Purging of Officials and other Prominent Persons (1937) - Outbreak of Fighting between Japan and the Soviet Union (1938) - The First Soviet Protocol, Signed by USSR, United States, and Great Britain, regarding the Supplying of Materials for the War Effort (1941) - Evacuation of the Government from Moscow (1941).

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