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Russian-Ottoman borderlands : the Eastern question reconsidered

Russian-Ottoman borderlands : the Eastern question reconsidered

Author: Lucien J Frary; Mara Kozelsky
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An innovative and ambitious reassessment of one of the most dominant political concerns of the nineteenth century: What to do about a declining Ottoman Empire? This volume brings together scholars from Russia, Turkey, Europe, and North America to take a fresh look at this significant and revealing historical issue.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucien J Frary; Mara Kozelsky
ISBN: 9780299298043 0299298043
OCLC Number: 859061361
Description: xii, 363 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the Eastern question reconsidered / Lucien J. Frary and Mara Kozelsky --
The Russian protectorate in the Danubian principalities: legacies of the Eastern question in contemporary Russian-Romanian relations / Victor Taki --
"Dreadful scenes of carnage on both sides": the Strangford files and the Eastern crisis of 1821-22 / Theophilus C. Prousis --
Slaves of the sultan: Russian ransoming of Christian captives during the Greek Revolution (1821-30) / Lucien J. Frary --
Russia's quest for the Holy Grail: relics, liturgics, and great power politics in the Ottoman Empire / Jack Fairey --
The Crimean War and the Tatar exodus / Mara Kozelsky --
Russia, Mount Athos, and the Eastern question (1878-1914) / Lora Gerd --
"Forty years of black days"? the Russian administration of Kars, Ardahan, and Batum (1878-1918) / Candan Badem --
The idea of an Eastern Federation: an alternative to the destruction of the Ottoman Empire / John A. Mazis --
Squabbling over the spoils: late Imperial Russia's rivalry with France in the Near East / Ronald P. Bobroff --
The Eastern question in Turkish Republican textbooks: settling old scores with the European and the Ottoman "other" / Nazan Cicek --
Epilogue: legacies of the Eastern question / Lucien J. Frary and Mara Kozelsky.
Responsibility: edited by Lucien J. Frary and Mara Kozelsky.


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