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Imperial Russian foreign policy

Author: Hugh Ragsdale
Publisher: [Washington, DC] : Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1993.
Series: Woodrow Wilson Center series
Edition/Format:   Print book : 1. publ

With contributions from both Russia and the West, this new book aims to demythologise a field hitherto dominated by suspicion and fear, that of Russian foreign policy. The book claims that the tsar  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Ragsdale
ISBN: 052144229X 9780521442299
OCLC Number: 243781208
Description: XV, 457 Seiten.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. The Origins Of Imperial Russian Foreign Policy: 1. Imperial consciousness in eighteenth-century Russian foreign policy E. V. Anisimov; 2. The role of the Baltic in Russian foreign policy 1721-1773 Hans Bagger; Part II. Imperial Russia and the Western Borderlands in the Eighteenth Century: 3. Rusian projects of conquest in the eighteenth century Hugh Ragsdale; 4. Runaway peasants and Russian motives for the partitions of Poland Robert E. Jones; Part III. Imperial Russia in the Coming of the Crimean War: 5. Policy traditions and the Menshikov Mission of 1853 David M. Goldfrank; 6. The personal responsibility of Nicholas I for the coming of the Crimean War V. N. Vinogradov; Part IV. Imperial Russian Foreign Policy in Mid-Nineteenth Century America: 7. Russian policy in the US during the Crimean War V. N. Ponomarev; 8. The sale of Alaska in the context of Russo-American relations in the nineteenth century N. N. Bolkhovitinov; Part V. Adventure and Disaster in the Late Empire: 9. Russian policy in the Balkans in the reign of Alexander II, 1855-1881 David MacKenzie; 10. The foreign policy of Russia in the Far East at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries A. V. Ignatiev; 11. The interaction of foreign and domestic interests in central and southeast Europe, 1900-1914 David McDonald; Part VI. Perspectives and Conclusions: 12. Persistent factors in Russian foreign policy: an interpretative essay Alfred J. Rieber.
Series Title: Woodrow Wilson Center series
Responsibility: ed. and transl. by Hugh Ragsdale.
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' ... doubly welcome. It is inspired by genuine scholarly interest in the subject ... it provides additional evidence of a broadening range of Russian historiography.' Richard Pipes, The Times Read more...

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