New Light on the Origins of the Crimean War

  title={New Light on the Origins of the Crimean War},
  author={V. J. Puryear},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={219 - 234}
  • V. J. Puryear
  • Published 1931
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
r nHE secret negotiations regarding a partition of Turkey in concert with England, so abruptly undertaken l , by Tsar Nicholas I in conversations with Sir Hamilton Seymour at St. Petersburg in the early months of 1853, have as their basis the secret understanding arranged between England and Russia in the summer of 1844. The purpose of the understanding was to assure that whenever the contemplated issolution of Turkey in Europe occurred, England and Russia would be found co-operating for a… Expand
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1919), IV, .363-66 (the letters of the tsar to the tsarina)
  • 1919