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The Origins and Conduct of the Russo-Persian War, 1826–1828

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers the origins and conduct of the 1826–8 Russo-Persian War. While the actions of certain individuals were responsible for the outbreak of war, more profound causes were also at ... More


Problems Old and New: China and Armenia, 1894–1896

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the centres of Anglo-Russian relations in the first two years of Nicholas II's reign. The first was Sino-Japanese War; the second was the Armenian crisis. The Sino-Japanese War ... More


Conclusion

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The effect of Russia on British policy before 1914 was different from that of any other power. This singularity sprang form the peculiar nature of the two states. Each, to an extent not possessed by ... More


The Russo-Japanese War

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Russo-Japanese War, which brought about the decisive turning point in Anglo-Russian relations between 1894 and 1914. Before the war, Russia had repeatedly rejected British ... More


Sovereignty and the League of Nations, 1920–23

Leonard V. Smith

in Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199677177
eISBN:
9780191850479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677177.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Sovereignty according to the radicalized liberalism of Wilsonianism would exist in the international system after the Great War, or it would not. If it would not, the League was never going to become ... More


Escape from War or Persecution? The Smaller Powers and the Jews

Zara Steiner

in The Triumph of the Dark: European International History 1933-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676095
eISBN:
9780191804786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199676095.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the neutrality of smaller states in Europe, including Belgium and the Netherlands, as a strategy to stand aside from the impending war in 1939, along with the possibilities of ... More


War and the Nation

Mark Hewitson

in The People's Wars: Histories of Violence in the German Lands, 1820-1888

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199564262
eISBN:
9780191799938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564262.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

After the event, the ‘wars of unification’ seemed to many commentators to have been a connected, even progressive, series of national conflicts, issuing in the founding of a German Kaiserreich. At ... More


People Between States

in Between States: The Transylvanian Question and the European Idea during World War II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759861
eISBN:
9780804787550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759861.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Transylvanian home front during the war, where states were engaged in a different set of battles over property, institutions, and people. In those battles, state interests ... More


Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919

Leonard V. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199677177
eISBN:
9780191850479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677177.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

We have long known that the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 “failed” in the sense that it did not prevent the outbreak of World War II. This book investigates not whether the conference succeeded or ... More


The Triumph of the Dark: European International History 1933-1939

Zara Steiner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676095
eISBN:
9780191804786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199676095.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the twisted road to war that began with Adolf Hitler's assumption of power in Germany. Covering a wide geographical canvas, from America to the Far East, this book provides a ... More


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