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

Alexander Bitis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book covers one of the most important and persistent problems in nineteenth-century European diplomacy, the Eastern Question. The Eastern Question was essentially shorthand for comprehending the ... More


The United States and Bulgarian Independence, 1876–1878

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 delves more deeply into the Eastern Question by examining the role of American missionaries, journalists, and diplomats during the Bulgarian Massacres of 1876 and the subsequent ... More


Things Fall Apart: From a Russo-Turkish Dispute to the Crimean War, 1853–56

Jennifer Mitzen

in Power in Concert: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Global Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226060088
eISBN:
9780226060255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060255.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter takes up the challenge of the Crimean War and reflects on why these states could not work together in the 1850s as they had in the 1820s. It establishes the historical context between ... More


Governing Together: The Greek Revolt and the Eastern Question, 1823–32

Jennifer Mitzen

in Power in Concert: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Global Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226060088
eISBN:
9780226060255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060255.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how, by constituting the Greek revolt as a public, European problem, the great powers kept their own competition at bay. The chapter is organized as follows. The first section ... More


The Ascendancy of the Eastern Powers, 1771–1773

H. M. Scott

in British Foreign Policy in the Age of the American Revolution

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201953
eISBN:
9780191675096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201953.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The distinction between the two separate diplomatic systems was highlighted and seemed to reach its full extent during the Russo-Turkish War because of the conflicts that arose in countries such as ... More


Nonintervention during the Eastern Crisis (1875–78)

Davide Rodogno

in Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the concept and practice of humanitarian intervention and nonintervention during the Eastern crisis of 1875–1878, with a particular focus on the insurrection in Bosnia and ... More


A Descending Whirligig: 1888 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/9781501717093.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter illustrates how Russian decision-makers recognizes that their state was declining and embraced the domestic and foreign policies necessary to improve competitiveness and avoid costly ... More


The Rise of the Imperial Museum

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes how archaeological antiquities came to the fore and how military antiquities received less attention in Ottoman museums during the late 1800s. It discusses the reasons why the ... More


Humanitarian Law

Will Smiley

in From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198785415
eISBN:
9780191827334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785415.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Public International Law

This chapter explores European influence on Ottoman captivity in the 1850s–1870s, through the humanitarian movement, including the Red Cross, and the codified law it spawned: the Geneva Convention ... More


The North Caucasus Within the Russian Empire

Jeronim Perović

in From Conquest to Deportation: The North Caucasus under Russian Rule

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190889890
eISBN:
9780190942991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889890.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the trajectories in the North Caucasus from the end of the Caucasus wars of conquest in the mid-19th century until the outbreak of revolution in 1917. A detailed treatment of this ... More


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