The Anglo-Russian Convention and the Problem of Central Asia, 1907–1914

  title={The Anglo-Russian Convention and the Problem of Central Asia, 1907–1914},
  author={Ira Klein},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  pages={126 - 147}
  • I. Klein
  • Published 1 November 1971
  • Economics, History
  • Journal of British Studies
For the British, the Anglo-Russian Convention was the culmination of repeated efforts, first begun by Lord Salisbury's government in the 1880s, later reiterated by the ministry of Arthur Balfour after the turn of the century, to come to terms with Russia in Asia. What was the effect on the British position in Asia of the agreement which the Liberal administration of Henry Campbell-Bannerman finally obtained in 1907? The actual working of the Convention in Asia has not received close attention… 
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