The Crimean War in Imperial Context, 1854-1856

The Crimean War in Imperial Context, 1854-1856

by Andrew Rath

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137544513
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/14/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 301
Sales rank: 827,343
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Andrew Rath received his Ph.D. in History from McGill University, Canada. He and his wife Sarah live in Bethesda, Maryland.

Table of Contents

1. Allied Pre-War Planning: the 'Nelson Touch' that Never Materialized
2. The White Sea, Finmark, and Russian Strategy
3. The Crimean War's First Shots in the Baltic, 1854
4. Bomarsund, Sweden, and Sweaborg
5. Campaigns in the White Sea, 1854
6. Kola, Blockade, and Advances in Naval Medicine
7. The Crimean War in the Pacific World, 1854
8. Petropavlovsk, Japan, and After
9. Frustration in the Pacific, Shifts Along the Amur
10. Sweaborg and Another Baltic Campaign, 1855
Conclusion: 1856 and a 'Peace that Sticks in the Throat'

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“This ambitious and clever study illuminates the often-forgotten global aspects of the Crimean War. Andrew Rath brings together a tremendous amount of primary source material in eight languages to re-frame this struggle within the story of European empire and modernization in the mid-19th century. This is fine argument for the continued dynamism of military and diplomatic history and may convince readers to re-think their understanding of this important 19th century conflict.” (Society for Military History (SMH))

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