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The Crimean War : British grand strategy against Russia, 1853-56

Author: Andrew D Lambert
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This seminal work focuses on British grand strategy, the development and implementation of national policy and strategy. With a revised introduction contextualizing the 1990 text, and the addition of a bibliography, the book is available to a new generation of scholars, and situated in the historiography of the Crimean War.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew D Lambert
ISBN: 9781409410119 1409410110 9781409410126 1409410129
OCLC Number: 712983590
Description: xvi, 380 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A Crimean war? --
The Crimean War : British grand strategy against Russia, 1853-56 : introduction to 2011 edition --
Great Britain and Russia, 1815-53 --
The crisis in the east --
National strategy and naval policy --
The strategic balance --
Sinope --
Preparing for war --
War aims and strategy --
The Danube front --
The grand raid --
The siege --
The Russian response --
The Baltic campaign --
Bomarsund --
Politics and strategy --
The Black Sea theatre, January-April 1855 --
Kertch --
The turning point --
After Sevastopol --
Return to the Baltic --
Sweaborg --
The limits of power --
The great armament --
A limited peace --
British strategy and the war.
Responsibility: Andrew Lambert.

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'As a general history of naval operations during the war this remains the best available... This is a valuable book which deserves a place in every naval historian's library...' International Journal Read more...

 
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