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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 . Books 1; History 2; Crimean War 3; Refine by. Prices. $5 - $10; $10 - $25; $25 - $50; Over $50; Formats. NOOK Book; Paperback; Hardcover; Crimean War. 1 - 20 of 23 results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book! Quickview. The Crimean War: A History.
The Crimean Waris full of resonance - the battles of Alma, Balaclava and Inkerman, the Charge of the Light Brigade, the siege of Sevastopol, Florence Nightingale at Scutari with her lamp. To contemporaries, it was not the Crimean War but 'The Great War with Russia' - ironically Britain's allies were France, her traditional enemy, and the Ottoman Empire, widely seen as an infidel, corrupt 4/5(1). The Crimean War () stemmed from Russia’s threat to multiple European interests with its pressure of Turkey. After demanding Russian .
The Crimean War was a defining event in both European and Ottoman history, but it has principally been studied from the Europeans point of view. This study analyzes the role of the Ottoman Empire in the Crimean War and the War s impact on the Ottoman state and Ottoman society. Based on hitherto unused Ottoman and Russian sources, it offers new insights into the Crimean War s financial, social 5/5(1). The information about The Crimean War shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that.
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Orlando Figes is the author of CRIMEAN WAR 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 by: Who actually won the Crimean War, if anyone really did, is another gray area that probably play well on the Military Channel.
The book is well-written, well-researched, and presents a view of the Crimean War that differs from other histories of the conflict/5(29). Orlando Figes' book, The Crimean War is an excellent account of a little known war. It took place inand it is a war that did not involve the United States for a change, since the States' impeding war between the north and the south kept that country's citizens otherwise occupied.4/5().
The Crimean War is one of history's most compelling subjects. It encompassed human suffering, woeful leadership and maladministration on a grand scale. It created a heroic myth out of the disastrous Charge of the Light Brigade and, in Florence THE book, it produced one of history's great by: The Crimean War: A History - Kindle edition by Figes, Orlando.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Crimean War: A History/5(). Though it is most definitely written by a true blue Englishman, with the prejudices of a true blue Englishman, I found it nonetheless very informative and a good brush-up on my Crimean history.
He /5. This is a very informative book on the the larger scale of the Crimean War. Most of what I have read on the subject has been about the Charge of the Light Brigade, and it /5. 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.
Pages in category "Crimean War novels" The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The Crimean War is woefully overlooked, given how it presaged many of the bloody wars that hit Europe and America in the s, and given — as Baumgart argues — how it very nearly became a world war rather than a limited engagement between three great powers/5.
Original, magisterial, alive with voices of the time, The Crimean War is a historical tour de force whose depiction of ethnic cleansing and the West's relations with the Muslim world resonates with contemporary overtones. At once a rigorous, original study and a sweeping, panoramic narrative, The Crimean War.
Biographical Note John Sweetman, former head of Defence and International Affairs at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst,and long-suffering supporter of Portsmouth F.C., is the author of numerous books and articles about the Crimean War including a biography of Lord Raglan.
You may also be interested in the following product(s) Balaclava Price: $ 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. Crimean War (krīmē´ən), –56, war between Russia on the one hand and the Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, France, and Sardinia on the other. The causes of the conflict were inherent in the unsolved Eastern Question.
The more immediate occasion was a dispute between Russia and France over the Palestinian holy places. The Crimean War was one of the first conflicts in which the military used modern technologies such as explosive naval shells, railways, and telegraphs.
(Preface) The war was one of the first to be documented extensively in written reports and on: Crimean Peninsula, Caucasus, Balkans. As Figes (History/Birkbeck Coll., Univ. of London; The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin’s Russia,etc.) notes, even in France, which lost somesoldiers in the conflict, the Crimean War is very nearly forgotten.
The author locates the origins of the war—now remembered almost exclusively for the so-called Charge of the Light. Overview This remarkable work features the Crimean War as depicted by the late Victorian military writer James Grant. The material here was first published inonly 40 years after the end of the Crimean War, at a time when many of the participants were still in their : Pen & Sword Books Limited.
“This is the only book on the Crimean War anyone could need. It is lucid, well-written, alive and sensitive. Above all, it tells us why this neglected conflict and its forgotten victims deserve our remembrance.” — Oliver Bullough, The IndependentCited by: 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.
At Winston Churchill’s behest, British forces played a desultory role supporting the White. The British historian Orlando Figes seeks to remedy that neglect in his new book on the topic, The Crimean War: A History ().
Figes is a rather controversial character; in he acknowledged that he had posted reviews on that praised his own work as “fascinating” and “uplifting,” while criticizing those of other authors.
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 Crimean War: The History and Legacy of the Conflict that Modernized Warfare and Weakened Tsarist Russia.
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, Pages: