Joshua Sanborn

Joshua Sanborn is professor of history and head of the History Department at Lafayette College.  He is the author of Drafting the Russian Nation: Military Conscription, Total War, and Mass Politics, 1905-1925 (Northern Illinois UP, 2003) and co-author (with Annette Timm) of Gender, Sex, and the Shaping of Modern Europe: A History from the French Revolution to the Present Day (Berg, 2007). His next book, Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire,
will be published by Oxford University Press in 2014.

Recent publications include:

“The Genesis of Russian Warlordism: Violence and Governance during the First World War and the Civil War,” Contemporary European History 19, no. 3 (August 2010): 195-213. © Cambridge University Press 2010.

“Education for War, Peace, and Patriotism in Russia on the Eve of World War I,” in Holger Afflerbach and David Stevenson eds., An Improbable War? The Outbreak of World War I and European Political Culture before 1914 (Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2007): 213-229.

“Liberals and Bureaucrats at War,” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 8, no. 1 (Winter 2007): 141-162.

“Unsettling the Empire: Violent Migrations and Social Disaster in Russia during World War I,” Journal of Modern History 77, no. 2 (June 2005): 290-324.

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