New York : Metropolitan Books, 2010
xxiii, 576 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9780805074604 (hc.), 0805074600 (hc.), 0805074600 :, Language:
"Published simultaneously in the United Kingdom by Penguin Books, London, as 'Crimea'"--T.p. verso
From "the great storyteller of modern Russian historians" comes the definitive account of the Crimean War, a forgotten war that shaped the modern age. Figes reconstructs the first full conflagration of modernity, a global industrialized struggle fought with unusual ferocity and incompetence
Religious wars -- Eastern questions -- The Russian menace -- The end of peace in Europe -- Phoney war -- First blood to the Turks -- Alma -- Sevastopol in the autumn -- Generals January and February -- Cannon fodder -- The fall of Sevastopol -- Paris and the new order -- The Crimean War in national myth and memory
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