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Eastern Destiny Russia in Asia and the North Pacific

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ISBN-10: 0275956482

ISBN-13: 9780275956486

Edition: N/A

Authors: G. Patrick March

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Eastern Destiny: Russia in Asia and the North Pacific is the history, in one volume, of the remarkable eastern expansion under tsars, emperors, and commissars. The narrative spans the centuries from the Mongol Conquest in the 13th century to the Cold War of the 20th. An intense anxiety for security, owed in large part to the Mongol incursion, would impel the eastern Slavs toward terriotorial aggrandizement. Centuries later, so successful was the Grand Duchy of Moscow that in less than two and a half centuries it had been transformed into the Russian Empire, whose lands reached from the empire of the Austrians to that of the British in the wilds of North America. Eastern Destiny is a saga of…    
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Book details

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 10/30/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of Maps
List of Illustrations
Geography: A Colossal and Chilling
Expanse Early Russian Experiences with Asia and Asians Ivan IV and Muscovite Drang nach Osten Initial Russo-Chinese
Contacts Toward a Delineated Sino-Muscovite Border
The Kiakhta System Japan, Kamchatka and the Kurils "Normalization" of Russo-Japanese
Relations To the Farthest East: The Rim of the North Pacific Baranov, California and Hawaii
Demise of the Russian American Company and Sale of Alaska Living with the Kiakhta System
A New Russo-Chinese Border in the Far East New Borders for Russia in Central Asia Russian
Railways in Asia: Arteries of Empire Russia, Korea and the Sino-Japanese War Russia, Manchuria and the Boxer
Rebellion Korea and the Russo-Japanese War War, Revolution and Reconquest Mongolia--the First Soviet
Satellite Russians, the Chinese Eastern Railway and Sinkiang
The Soviet Union and Japan in the 20s and 30s World War II and Settlements
The USSR and the Asian Mainland During the Cold War
The USSR and the North Pacific During the Cold War Suggested
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