The Russian General Staff and Asia, 1800-1917

Marshall, A. (2006) The Russian General Staff and Asia, 1800-1917. Series: Routledge studies in the history of Russia and Eastern Europe, 4. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415355612

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Abstract

This book deals with an important region, the southern frontier of Russia, from Tbilisi to Vladivostok, at a vital point in modern history, when new political forces where transforming the states of Turkey/the Ottoman Empire, Iran, Afghanistan and China. The strategic significance of this region remains crucially important today, as, again, new political forces make an impact. Importantly, the book looks at the region from the standpoint of the Russian general staff, who were much concerned with 'the security perspective', with regional wars both actual and potential, the development and likely consequences of new weaponry and new military techniques, and the behaviour of neighbouring states.

Item Type:Books
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Marshall, Dr Alexander
Authors: Marshall, A.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:9780415355612
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