Russian Expansion on the Amur 1848-1860: The Push to the Pacific (Studies in Russian History S. v. 1)

Russian Expansion on the Amur 1848-1860: The Push to the Pacific (Studies in Russian History S. v. 1)

By: John L. Evans (author)Hardback

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Background of Russian expansion eastward; early career of Governor-General Muraviev-Amurskii; long range plans of Muraviev-Amurskii in Siberia; Nevelskoi and the discovery of the Amur Delta; Sakhalin Island - Japanese or Russian?; effects of the Crimean War in the Far East (1853-1856); China and the West, 1842-1860; the Taiping rebellion and the weakening of China; Russian annexation of the Amur and the Treay of Aigun; the Treaty of Tianjin, 1858; Ignatiev's failure in Peking, June 1859-June 1860; Ignatiev's success - the Treaty of Peking, October 1860; conclusion; appendices.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773482791
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780773482791
  • ISBN10: 0773482792

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