A brief history of the Crimean War

the causes and consequences of a medieval conflict fought in a modern age
  • 334 Pages
  • 2.69 MB
  • English
Carroll & Graf , New York
Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Hi
Other titlesCrimean War
StatementAlexis S. Troubetzkoy
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 334 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17209482M
ISBN 100786718307
ISBN 139780786718306

This was a perfectly ok history of the Crimean War. Not overly well written, though it portrayed ‘wow this war was pretty stupid’ very well, though I do think a book about a war that was basically started because a bunch of aristocrats were too stupid not to start it could have used a more damning perspective on said aristocrats/5.

However, the book entitled 'The Crimean War' spends comparatively little time talking about the events that occurred during the actual war.

There is an excellent build up to the war, and a good followup summarizing the consequences of the war, but the discussion of the war itself (which is the main point of the book) is disappointingly by: 4. A Brief History of the Crimean War by Alexis S.

Troubetzkoy,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(78). I have read several books in the Brief History series and have found them to be an excellent way of gaining an understanding of the major issues of a particular aspect of history without having to A brief history of the Crimean War book through some enormous tome.

Unfortunately though I found the Brief History of the Crimean War to be a dissapointing effort all round.4/5(6).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Brief History of the Crimean War: History's Most Unnecessary Struggle by Alexis Troubetzkoy (, Paperback, Annotated) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. 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. A Brief History of the Crimean War The Causes and Consequences of A Medieval Conflict Fought in A Modern Age (Book): Troubetzkoy, Alexis S.

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Jones: A Brief History of. 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. In A Brief History of the Crimean War, Author Alexis Troubetzkoy claims the Crimean War was the first “World War”.While that’s dubious – you can make a much better case for the Seven Years War – it is true that the Crimean War involved action in the Balkans, Armenia, the Russian Pacific coast, the White Sea, the Aland Islands, and, of course, Crimea/5(3).

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the Crimean War. Increasingly, the causes for the war were almost forgotten by the time the allies invaded the Crimea.) Lieutenant Colonel Agnew, Field Artillery, graduated from the Anny War College in and when he wrote this article was Acting Deputy Head, Department of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

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[Alexis S Troubetzkoy] -- "The Crimean War was a medieval conflict fought in a modern age. This new account by a Russian historian shows that the extraordinary struggle was fought not only in the Crimea, but also along the.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The 19th century was a time when well-educated people in Russia began to question Russia’s place in the world and the state of Russian society, in response to events such as the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimean War, and the urgency of solving the problem of serfdom.

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Main mistake people make is not differentiate between Russia and Russian empire. Crimea was part of Russian Empire and it's successor, Soviet Union. But it has never been part of Russia as a country we have today or Russia as a territory where his.

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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 inherent in the unsolved Eastern more immediate occasion was a dispute between Russia and France over the Palestinian holy places.

The recorded history of the Crimean Peninsula, historically known as Tauris (Greek: Ταυρική), Taurica, and the Tauric Chersonese (Greek: Χερσόνησος Ταυρική, "Tauric Peninsula"), begins around the 5th century BC when several Greek colonies were established along its coast.

The southern coast remained Greek in culture for almost two thousand years as part of the Roman. Crimean War Russia against an alliance of European powers The Crimean War took place from October to February It was a conflict which involved Russia against an alliance of Britain, France, the Ottoman Empire, Sardinia and the Austrian Empire.

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The Crimean War was fought on the Crimean peninsula along the northern coast of the Black Sea. The belligerents in this war were Russia on one side against the French Empire, Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, and the Kingdom of Sardinia on the other. Here is the Crimean War summary, along with its timeline and causes.Mary Seacole, Jamaican businesswoman who provided sustenance and care for British soldiers at the battlefront during the Crimean War.

Her autobiography, Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands, was a best seller. In she took first place in the Great Black Britons poll in the U.K.Get this from a library!

A brief history of the Crimean War: the causes and consequences of a medieval conflict fought in a modern age. [Alexis S Troubetzkoy] -- In Septemberthe armies of Britain, France and Turkey invaded Russia.

In the months that followed over half a million soldiers fell. They died from bullet wounds and shrapnel, cholera and.