The history of Russia from the earliest period to the Crimean war comp. from the most authentic sources including the works of Karamsin, Tooke, and Ségur by Walter Keating Kelly

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Statementby Walter K. Kelly.
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28 March Crimean War: Britain and France declared war on Russia. August Crimean War: In order to prevent the Austrian Empire entering the war, Russia evacuated Wallachia and Moldavia. 18 February Nicholas died. His son, Alexander II, became tsar. 30 March Crimean War: The Treaty of Paris was signed, officially ending the war.

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The war showed Russia to be military inferior to the more industrialized countries of Western Europe. CRIMEAN WAR PHOTOGRAPHS by ROGER FENTON, MARCH-JUNE One of the most famous photos of the Crimean campaign. Roger Fenton's Crimean War photo series is the first historic attempt to portray war campaign with the help of new magic photo media, then still in its infancy.

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The revolutions may attract the most attention, but Stalin's dictatorship is an equally important subject for both Russian and European histories. This book is a good general history of the period and particular effort is made to place Stalin in context with Russia both before and after his rule, as well as with Lenin.

Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "a brisk, exciting tour of Russia's long journey from its Kievan origins," Russia: A History cuts through the myths and mystery that have surrounded this nation from its earliest days, with startling revelations from classified archives that until recently were not even known to exist.

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