The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus

Author: J. F. Baddeley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113680093X

Category: Social Science

Page: 604

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Reprint of Baddeley's classic and rare account of the resistance of the North Caucasians under Shamil against the expansion of Tsarist Russia, with a new introduction by Moshe Gammer. Highly relevant to recent developments in the region.
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The North Caucasus Barrier

The Russian Advance Towards the Muslim World

Author: Abdurakhman Avtorkhanov,Marie Broxup

Publisher: C. HURST & CO. PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9781850653059

Category: Caucasus, Northern (Russia)

Page: 252

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This work deals with the history of the Muslim North Caucasus, one of the most rebellious colonial dominions left to Russia. The writings cover a span of four centuries, including Ivan the Terrible's strategic alliance with Circassian noblemen, the holy wars and conquest of the 19th century, the 1917 October Revolution and the crisis in Chechnya.
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Literature of Travel and Exploration

An Encyclopedia

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135456631

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 2100

View: 1138

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Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.
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Literature of Travel and Exploration: A to F

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781579584252

Category: Travel writing

Page: 1479

View: 9727

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Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.
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Longman Companion to Imperial Russia, 1689-1917

Author: David Longley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317882199

Category: History

Page: 536

View: 7483

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This is the first book of its kind to draw together information on the major events in Russian history from 1695 to 1917 - covering the eventful period from the accession of Peter the Great to the fall of Nicholas II. Not only is a vast amount of material on key events and topics brought together, but the book also contains fascinating background material to convey the reality of life in the period.
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