Britain and the Persian Bubble, 1888-92

@article{Brockway1941BritainAT,
  title={Britain and the Persian Bubble, 1888-92},
  author={Thomas P. Brockway},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={1941},
  volume={13},
  pages={36 - 47}
}
N THE eighties of the past century Russia's advance toward the frontiers of India appeared to Sir Arthur Nicolson at Teheran as "no mere Cossack adventurism, but some slow, tidal movement, imponderable, discontinuous."2 Against this threatening phenomenon the government of Disraeli had strengthened the defenses of India, made Baluchistan a protectorate, and brought Afghanistan forcibly under surveillance.3 But Persia remained untouched by evidences of British precaution. The foreign office had… Expand
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