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The Hague and the Public Conscience, 1899–1907

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Unlike the other cases, the two conferences held at The Hague are not normally identified with a single normative principle. Nonetheless, the meetings were characterized by a great emphasis upon ... More


Russia from the Death of Nicholas I to the Abdication of Nicholas II, 1855–1917

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

in Russian Identities: A Historical Survey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195156508
eISBN:
9780199868230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156508.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the events that took place after the death of Nicholas I. It narrates that Nicholas I passed his throne to his son, Alexander II, and instructed him to liberate the serfs. It ... More


Hildebrand

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Not until the midst of the crisis of 1044–1049 did Hildebrand clearly emerge in history as a young clerk of the Roman Catholic Church. Both his family ... More


The First World War

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of the First World War on the tsarist elite, arguing that concerns over Russia's military performance and over Nicholas II fostered a desire for political change. The ... 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


1899–1907: The Hague Conferences and the South African War

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.06
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1898, Russian Tsar Nicholas II, partly for reasons of his country's interest and partly from humanitarian impulse, invited the powers to a conference to discuss the worrying build-up of armaments ... More


Russia and the Kingdom of Poland, II

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explains that as Alexander III and Nicholas II increasingly rejected the “west” and its reforms to search for an indigenous Russian alternative, they began to limit or abolish the ... More


The Interviews: An Interpretation

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

By examining the relatively little-studied question of prerevolutionary conspiracies to depose Nicholas II, this chapter demonstrates the interviews' factual value as well as their broad interpretive ... More


Mikhail Vladimirovich Rodzianko

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the interview with Mikhail Vladimirovich Rodzianko (1859–1924), the moderately conservative President of the last two ... More


Tsar Power: 1903 Russia

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

in Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes Russia's ambivalent responses to decline at the turn of the century. Overall, Russian pursued retrenchment policies that helped lay the foundations for its resurgence after ... More


Nikolai Vissarionovich Nekrasov

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the interview with Nikolai VissarionovichNekrasov (1879–1940), the leading Left Kadet deputy to the last imperial Duma. ... More


Between Revolutions

Paul Robinson

in Russian Conservatism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747342
eISBN:
9781501747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747342.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter considers the tumultuous period of political turmoil following the 1905 Revolution. During this period, autocracy came under increasing pressure, and many conservatives either positively ... More


The Front Migrates

Joshua Sanborn

in Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199642052
eISBN:
9780191774492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642052.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This chapter begins with the successful Austro-German offensive against Russia in the spring of 1915. Russian forces, short on munitions and badly mismanaged, were forced on a “Great Retreat” of ... More


The Chemist as Philosopher: D. I. Mendeleev’s “The Unit” and “Worldview”

Michael D. Gordin

in Mendeleev to Oganesson: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on the Periodic Table

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190668532
eISBN:
9780197559765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668532.003.0017
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

The Periodic System of chemical elements is almost certainly the most widely recognized scientific object in the world today, even though extensive debates persist ... More


Conclusion: Between Memory and Oblivion

Elissa Bemporad

in Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190466459
eISBN:
9780190466480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466459.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The conclusion chronicles the present-day landscape of the memory and the oblivion of the different chapters in the history of ritual murder and pogroms discussed in this book. The official inquiry ... More


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