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Man in the extreme conditions of war, his thoughts and behavior is the main subject of this book. The author, a scholar from the Institute of Russian History, studies numerous manifestations of a new war mentality: the psychology of battle, soldier's fatalism, heroic drive and panic, realities of frontier life, relationship between the soldier and his officers, competition among different divisions in the army, the role of ideology and propaganda, symbols and myths of war. All these and other war issue are studied in the example of the wars of the 20th century in Russia: from the Russo-Japanese war to the war in Afghanistan. The book is based upon archive documents, letters, diaries, memoirs and oral stories.
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Book Description ROSSPEN, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG5824300844