The Crimean War: A Clash of Empires

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Spellmount, 2004 - History - 557 pages
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2004 marks the 150th anniversary of the Crimean War and this volume covers the events from the complex causes of the war and the declaration of war by Turkey in 1853, through the involvement of Britain and France in 1854 and the war itself including the bloody battles of Alma, Balaclava and Inkermann to the declaration of peace in 1856.

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Contents

Russia and the Eastern Question
1
The Day of Reckoning
17
List of Maps
28
Copyright

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Gabriel Moss QC studied Law at St Catherine's College, Oxford, graduating in 1971. He was called to the Bar in 1974 and appointed Queen's Counsel in 1989. In 1998 he was elected a Bencher of Lincoln's Inn and was authorised to sit as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2001. He is a practising barrister
specialising in business and financial law, and in particular insolvency and commercial/company matters. Gabriel Moss has written widely on insolvency and sits on several editorial advisory boards on the subject. Stuart Isaacs QC was educated at The Haberdashers' Aske's School and Downing College,
Cambridge. He graduated with a Double First in 1974 and was called to the Bar in 1975. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1991, an Assistant Recorder in 1992, and a Recorder in 1997. In 1999 he was elected a Bencher of Lincoln's Inn. Stuart Isaacs has practised in the fields of EU and commercial
law and advises various public bodies and organisations on a standing basis on EU law matters. Professor Ian Fletcher was appointed to the Chair of Herbert Smith Professor of International Commercial Law at University College London in January 2001. He is a graduate of Cambridge University and was
called to the Bar in 1971. He currently practises from South Square Chambers. Professor Fletcher's principal research interests are in the fields of Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, EC Law, Conflict of Laws and Comparative Law. He has written widely in these areas and sits on the editorial boards of
several law journals.

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