Ivan the Terrible: A Military History 1848325045, 9781848325043

Ivan was the first Russian ruler to invade Europe, and his Campaigns against the Livonian Confederation were initially v

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Ivan the Terrible: A Military History
 1848325045, 9781848325043

Table of contents :
List of Illustrations
List of Maps
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chapter 1. Russian Military Forces in the Sixteenth Century: The Infrastructure of the Russian Army
Chapter 2. Who Were the Enemies of Russia in the Sixteenth Century? A Brief Review of Their Military Potential
Chapter 3. The Russian Crusades: Ivan the Terrible Against the Muslims
Chapter 4. From Offence to Defence: The Military Policy of Ivan the Terrible Against the Muslims in the 1560s and 1570s
Chapter 5. Ivan’s Baltic Wars
Chapter 6. The Dispute Over Russian Lands: Ivan’s Policy towards Poland and Lithuania in the Third Quarter of the Sixteenth Century
Chapter 7. The Military Disaster of Ivan the Terrible
Epilogue
Notes
Appendix I: Chronology
Appendix II: List of Rulers
Appendix III: State of Troop Alertness and the Mobilisation Potential of the Armies of Countries Participating in the Wars of Ivan the Terrible
Appendix IV: Comparison of Eastern European Armies of the Sixteenth Century
Bibliography
Index

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