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The Crimean War

a diplomatic history

by David Wetzel

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Published by East European Monographs, Distributed by Columbia University Press in Boulder, New York .
Written in English

  • Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Diplomatic history.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Wetzel.
    SeriesEast European monographs ;, no. 193
    LC ClassificationsDK215 .W4 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 255 p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2557356M
    ISBN 100880330864
    LC Control Number85070781

    Crimean War. likes · 2 talking about this. The Crimean War (October – February ) was a conflict between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the French, British & Ottoman Empires. The Crimean War (–) feels emblematic of this decade. Here, old met new as horses and swords did battle against mass-produced rifles and long-range cannons. It featured the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade – an event that saw a battalion of British light cavalry ride directly into a three-sided onslaught of artillery and musket fire. It was a massive military blunder and yet in. Get this from a library! The Crimean War: [Winfried Baumgart] -- The Crimean War was the only conflict of European dimensions in the century between the Napoleonic Wars and World War 1. This text considers the origins and diplomacy of the war, the war aims and.

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The Charge of the Light BrigadeCited by: The 'Crimean War' was much more than a series of battles in the Crimea.

One of the most neglected aspects has been the naval campaign in the Pacific Ocean - as highlighted in. Oct 01,  · The Crimean War: A History, by Orlando Figes, is a large history of the Crimean War between Russia on one side, and France, Britain and the Ottoman Empire on the other.

The war began over religious scuffling between Catholic and Greek Orthodox pilgrims in Jerusalem - then part of the Ottoman Empire.4/5(). The Crimean War (–56) was fought mainly on the Crimean Peninsula between Russia and Britain, France, and the Ottoman Empire.

It arose from the conflict of great powers in the Middle East and was more directly caused by Russian demands to exercise protection over the. Crimean War (krīmē´ən), –56, war between Russia on the one hand and the Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, France, and Sardinia on the causes of the conflict were The Crimean War book in the unsolved Eastern more immediate occasion was a dispute between Russia and France over the Palestinian holy places.

Historians have studied the role of the Crimean War as a catalyst for the reforms of Russia's social institutions, including serfdom, justice, local self-government, education, and military service, which eventually led to the Russian Revolution and the civil war.

More recently, scholars have also turned their attention to the impact of the Location: Crimean Peninsula, Caucasus, Balkans.

Feb 28,  · The Crimean War is a subject that is for the most part bushed over in History. Before this book I only heard of the Crimean War when reading about the events precedeing World War I and the European status quo.

I love this book, the author did a wonderful job of telling the story of the Crimean War with all of its different aspects/5. Jul 10,  · The Crimean War was the first major war to be covered by professional foreign correspondents, who reported on the disastrous blundering of commanders and the horrors of medical treatment at the.

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The Charge of the Light Brigade, Florence Nightingale--these are t. Aug 20,  · The Crimean War was a result of Russian pressure on Turkey; this threatened British commercial and strategic interests in the Middle East and India.

France, having provoked the. The Crimean War by Orlando Figes (Metropolitan Books) The Crimean War In The British Imagination by Stefanie Markovits (Cambridge) Considering the depth of mutual suspicion and animosity between Britain and Russia afterit is astonishing that the lion and bear have fought each other only twice.

Orlando Figes is the author of The Crimean War: A History, The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia, Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia, and A People's Tragedy, which have been translated into more than twenty recipient of the Wolfson History Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award, among others, Figes is a professor of history at Birkbeck College, 5/5(1).

Winfried Baumgart's masterful history of the Crimean War has been expanded and fully updated to reflect advances made in the field since the book's first publication.

It convincingly argues that if the war had continued afterthe First World War would have taken place 60 years earlier, but that fighting ultimately ceased because diplomacy never lost its control over the use of war as an. The Crimean War (pronounced or), also known in Russian historiography as the Eastern War of (Восточная война годов) (October – February ) was a conflict in which Russia lost to an alliance of France, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and immediate cause involved the rights of Christian minorities in the Holy Land, which was controlled.

During World War II, Crimea was downgraded to the Crimean Oblast after its entire indigenous population, the Crimean Tatars, were deported to Central Asia, an act recognized as a genocide.

Init was transferred to the Ukrainian SSR from the Russian desi.pwnt bodies of water: Black Sea, Sea of Azov. The best one-volume book I've read is Christopher Hibbert's The Destruction of Lord Raglan. Gives a succinct but thorough overview of the war's primary campaign, the Siege of Sevastopol, from a primarily British perspective.

Hibbert's main thesis. Orlando Figes. Orlando Figes is the author of The Crimean War: A History, The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia,Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia, and A People's Tragedy, which have been translated into more than twenty recipient of the Wolfson History Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award, among others, Figes is a professor of history at Birkbeck.

Mar 19,  · The Crimean War thus informed the nationalistic power grabs that dominated 19th-century Europe and eventually set the stage for World War I. The balance of power in Europe had forever been changed. But aside from the far-reaching consequences of the war, the immediate human cost was certainly Gabby Duran.

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The Crimean War at Sea, Peter known for the campaign in the Crimea and the long siege of Sebastopol, the Crimean War also involved some extensive (if somewhat one-sided) naval warfare, with British and French warships attacking the Russian Empire all around its coast, from the White Sea in the far north to the distance Pacific coast.

The Crimean War, generally known in Russia as the Eastern War, is nevertheless a rather neglected topic amongst historians. It is known in popular imagination, if at all, for the charge of the Light Brigade and the British-French siege of Russian troops in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol (Sebastopol).

One of the most famous photos of the Crimean campaign. Roger Fenton's Crimean War photo series is the first historic attempt to portray war campaign with the. At the front; being a realistic record of a soldier's experiences in the Crimean War and Indian Mutiny, (London, Alexander Gardner, ), by William Martin (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Diplomatic preliminaries of the Crimean war.

([]), by Bernadotte Everly Schmitt (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Filed under: Crimean War, -- Fiction. Jack Archer: A Tale of the Crimea, by G. Henty (Gutenberg text) The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood, by Arthur Griffiths (Gutenberg text) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

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Mar 16,  · In contrast to every other book about the conflict Andrew Lambert's ground-breaking study The Crimean War: British Grand Strategy against Russia, is neither an operational history of the armies in the Crimea, nor a study of the diplomacy of the by: 9. The main causes of the Crimean War were religion, in particular of the Holy sites in Jerusalem — this applied to all major powers, including France, Britain and the Ottoman Empire — and also British foreign policy which was strongly in support of the Ottoman Empire, as the British saw the Turkish lands as a barrier that could halt Russian expansionism.

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But even he is unable to explain the point of the battle, says Angus Macqueen The Last Crusade by Orlando Figes –. Feb 24,  · To the Internet Archive Community, Time is running out: please help the Internet Archive today. The average donation is $ If everyone chips in $5, we can keep our website independent, strong and ad-free.

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As well as the full story of Fitz Maxse's sabre, we have a new analysis of Little Inkerman by Tony Margrave, an account of the tragedies at Kazatch Bay by Dr Mike Hinton, a paper on the War in the Baltic by Major Colin Robins, another look at the Balaklava redoubts by Dr Douglas Austin Followers: The Crimean War, which occurred from towas a typical conflict in many ways.

Typical in that many shots were fired, men injured and lives lost. Also typical is that the underlying causes of this war are not easily adduced. Mar 23,  · Leo Tolstoy was 26 years old when he first saw the ramparts of Sevastopol. The weather in Crimea in the early winter of —subtropical, cool but.

Too often historical writing on the Russian War of focuses narrowly on the land campaign fought in the Crimean peninsula in the Black Sea. The wider war waged at sea by the British and French navies against the Russians is ignored.

Jan 22,  · I was led to this chronologically as it were after reading William Dalrymple's excellent "Return of a King" on Britain's first Afghan war. This book, on the Crimean, is also eerily like "Back to the Future". There is a theme in the history untaught at school! Not knowing much about the Crimean war, I was impressed by Hugo Small's approach/5(21).Mar 05,  · The Crimean War: The Story Behind the Myth by Clive Ponting pp, Chatto, £ As the author observes in his lucid preface to this new narrative .The Crimean War was fought far from its namesake peninsula in Ukraine.

Until now, accounts of Britain's and France's naval campaigns against Czarist Russia in the Baltic, White Sea, and Pacific have remained fragmented, minimized, or thinly-referenced.

This book considers each campaign from anBrand: Palgrave Macmillan US.