Heritage of Centuries | 2016 | No. 4 (8) Anna Eremeeva


Ganin_Zakat_Nikolaevskoi“Source of Manpower”
of Russian Military Elite
in the First World and Civil Wars


© Anna N. Eremeeva

Dr. Sci. (National History), Prof.,
Chief Researcher, Deparment of Complex Problems
for Cultural Research, Southern Branch,
Russian Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage




Аbstract: The reviewed book is devoted to the last and the most dramatic period of existence of the main higher military educational institution of the Russian Empire – the Imperial Nicholas military academy. The First World War, Revolution of 1917 and the Civil War had a powerful effect on the educational process, the political consciousness of teachers and students. 1918-1922 was the time of repeated displacements of the Academy for the East of Russia. Analysis of materials of 17th Russian and foreign archives has allowed the author to make a detailed reconstruction of the activities of the Academy as an institution and collective. Great attention is paid to the survival strategies of the institution in the conditions of the political transformations.

Keywords: higher military education, the Imperial Nicholas military academy, First World War, Revolution, Civil War,evacuation, military and political activity, survival strategies.

Article information: Received on November 9, 2016, signed by the print, volume 4 / 2016 on December 20, 2016, published on December 29, 2016.

Full bibliographic reference to the article: Eremeeva, A. N., «Kuznitsa kadrov» rossiyskoy voennoy elity v usloviyakh Pervoy mirovoy i Grazhdanskoy voyn (“Source of manpower” of Russian Military Elite in the First World and Civil Wars), Review of the book: Zakat Nikolaevskoy voennoy akademii 1914-1922 (The Sunset of the Nicholas Military Academy 1914-1922), Moscow: Knizhnitsa, 2016, Nasledie Vekov, 2016, no. 4, pp. 109-112. http://heritage-magazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/2016_4_Eremeeva.pdf. Accessed Month DD, YYYY.




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