Soldiers, Strategy and Sebastopol

  title={Soldiers, Strategy and Sebastopol},
  author={Hew Strachan},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  pages={303 - 325}
  • H. Strachan
  • Published 1 June 1978
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
The Crimean war has been the victim of much conceptualization. For modern historians, drawn to the phenomenon of a European conflict conveniently sited in the middle of a century of comparative peace, much can be made to hang on it. Whether it is an aberration, or the expression of suppressed feelings, or indeed the beginning of a current that is to grow stronger until 1914, diplomats, soldiers, politicians and economists have taken it as a dividing line. It is simultaneously the continuance of… 
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