Russia's Protectorates in Central Asia

  • Title: Russia's Protectorates in Central Asia
  • Author: Seymour Becker
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  • Page: 160
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  • Russia s Protectorates in Central Asia This book examines the Russian conquest of the ancient Central Asian khanates of Bukhara and Khiva in the s and s and the relationship between Russia and the territories until their extinctio
    This book examines the Russian conquest of the ancient Central Asian khanates of Bukhara and Khiva in the 1860s and 1870s, and the relationship between Russia and the territories until their extinction as political entities in 1924 It shows how Russia s approach developed from one of non intervention, with the primary aim of preventing British expansion from India into thThis book examines the Russian conquest of the ancient Central Asian khanates of Bukhara and Khiva in the 1860s and 1870s, and the relationship between Russia and the territories until their extinction as political entities in 1924 It shows how Russia s approach developed from one of non intervention, with the primary aim of preventing British expansion from India into the region, to one of increasing intervention as trade and Russian settlement grew It goes on to discuss the role of Bukhara and Khiva in the First World War and the Russian Revolution, and how the region was fundamentally changed following the Bolshevik conquest in 1919 20.The book is a re issue of a highly regarded classic originally published in 1968 and out of print for some years The new version includes a new introduction, some corrections of errors, and a survey of new work undertaken since first publication.

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    1. This book addresses a point of time in Central Asian history about which no rich literature exists. Seymour fully recounted the timeline during the last Emirate of Bukhara and Khiva and explains how the Russian empire tried to de-persianize Khiva, Samarqand and Bukhara. Being familiar with the history of the Afghan–Soviet Jihad, one can see clearly how the Red Army, in particular GRU, tried to apply the same patterns and techniques to infiltrate the Mujahideen like in 1983 after their short te [...]

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    2. Soaked in info from a much ignored period. Definitely could have used more detail about the military campaigns so important for the regions fate though.

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