Yale University Libraries and Collections

WAr, revolutions & independence movements

EXAMPLES OF SECONDARY SOURCES

  • Sheila Fitzpatrick, The Russian Revolution, 2nd ed. (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1994)
  • David Fromkin, A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East (New York: H. Holt, 2001)
  • Andrew Mango, Atatürk (London: John Murray, 1999)
  • Eberhard Kolb, The Weimar Republic, trans. P.S. Falla (London and Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1988)
  • Dietrich Orlow, “1918/19: A German Revolution”, German Studies Review, 5 (2) 1982: 187-203
  • Adrian Gregory and Senia Paseta, Ireland and the Great War: A War to Unite Us All? (Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 2002)
  • Joost Augusteijn (ed.), The Irish Revolution, 1913-1923 (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York: Palgrave, 2002) .

AREAS TO EXPLORE

  • Czechoslovakia
  • The collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire
  • Ireland
  • Germany
  • Ottoman empire (Turkey)
    —The ‘Young Turks”
  • Russia

EXAMPLES OF MATERIALS RELATED TO war, revolutions, and independence movements

  • From a Russian diary, 1917-1920, by an Englishwoman (London, J. Murray, 1921) xxii, 266 p. 23cm. WB 46315. MUDD Library.
  • The fall of the Romanoffs; how the ex-Empress & Rasputine caused the Russian revolution, by the author of "Russian court memoirs." (New York, E.P. Dutton and company; London, Herbert Jenkins, ltd., 1917) 312 p. illus. 20 cm. WB 47173. MUDD Library.
  • Donald E. Carey, Fighting the Bolsheviks: the Russian war memoirs of Private First Class Donald E. Carey, U.S. Army, 1918-1919, ed. Neil G. Carey (Novato, Calif.: Presidio, 1997) xv, 240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. DK265.42 U5 C37X 1997. Sterling Memorial Library.
  • Edvard Benes, Der Aufstand der Nationen: der Weltkrieg und die tschechoslowakische Revolution (Berlin: B. Cassirer, 1928). WC 17735. MUDD Library.
  • John Riddell (ed.), The German revolution and the debate on Soviet power: documents, 1918-1919: preparing the founding congress (New York: Anchor Foundation: Distributed by Pathfinder Press, 1986) HX11 I5 G435 1986 (LC). LSF
  • Erskine Childers, Military rule in Ireland: a series of eight articles contributed to the Daily news, March-May 1920: with notes and an additional chapter (Dublin: Talbot Press, 1920) Bz85d 1 1920c. SML.
  • Laurence Ginnell, The Irish republic--why?: Non-official statement prepared for submission to the peace conference (New York: Friends of Irish Freedom, 1919) Y Bz83p 919g. SML.

A Remembrance by Issachar Ryback

Imperial Family with officers of the Konvoi, the Tsar's regiment of Cossacks. GEN MSS 313. Image ID Number 3791309. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

USE ORBIS TO FIND BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

  • Germany—History—Revolution, 1918
  • Germany—History—Revolution, 1918—Posters
  • Germany—History—Revolution, 1918—Sources
  • Ireland—History—Easter Rising, 1916
  • Ireland—History—1910-1921
  • Soviet Union—History—Revolution, 1917-1921
  • Turkey—History—Revolution, 1918-1923
  • World War, 1914-1918—Russia
  • World War, 1914-1918—Soviet UnionWorld War, 1914-1918—Underground movements