Wilson Center Experts

Robert McNeal

Visiting Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Professor, University of Massachusetts
Wilson Center Project(s):
Tsar and Cossack, 1855-1914
Term:
Oct 01, 1980
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Oct 01, 1980

Project Summary

Gathers history on the Cossacks during the last century of the Russian empire. Looks at a time when the regime attempted to retain the anachronistic social entity because it seemed like a good buy in terms of military power.