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Crimea
By Trevor Royle

Crimea

The Great Crimean War, 1854-1856

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Crimea by Trevor Royle

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The Crimean War, one of history's most compelling subjects, encompassed human suffering, woeful leadership and misadministration on a grand scale. It created a heroic myth out of the disastrous Charge of the Light Brigade and, in Florence Nightingale, it produced one of history's great heroes. The war was a watershed in world history and pointed the way to what mass warfare would be like in the twentieth century. New weapons were introduced; trench combat became a fact of daily warfare outside Sebastopol; medical innovation saved countless soldiers' lives that would otherwise have been lost. Ultimately, by failing to solve the Eastern Question, the war paved the way for the greater conflagration which broke out in 1914 and greatly prefigured the current situation in Eastern Europe.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403964168
ISBN-10: 1403964165
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 155mm x 37mm)
Pages: 564
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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