Warfare, State and Society on the Black Sea Steppe, 1500-1700.
By: Davies, Brian.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Warfare and History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9780203961766.Subject(s): Crimean Khanate - History, Military | Crimean Khanate -- History, Military | Crimean Khanate - Relations - Russia | Crimean Khanate - Relations - Ukraine | Crimean Khanate -- Relations -- Ukraine | Russia - Relations - Crimean Khanate | Russia -- Relations -- Crimean Khanate | Ukraine - History - 1648-1775 | Ukraine -- History -- 1648-1775 | Ukraine - Relations - Crimean Khanate | Ukraine -- Relations -- Crimean KhanateGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Warfare, State and Society on the Black Sea Steppe, 1500–1700DDC classification: 947.7/04 | 947.704 LOC classification: DK508.9.K78Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Archival sources; Abbreviations; Chapter One: Colonization, war, and slaveraiding on the Black Sea steppe in the sixteenth century; Chapter Two: Muscovy's southern borderland defense strategy, 1500-1635; Chapter Three: The Belgorod Line; Chapter Four: The Ukrainian quagmire; Chapter Five: The Chyhyryn campaigns and the wars of the Holy League; Chapter Six. The balance of power at century's end; Notes; Bibliography; Index
This crucial period in Russia's history has, up until now, been neglected by historians, but here Brian L. Davies' study provides an essential insight into the emergence of Russia as a great power.For nearly three centuries, Russia vied with the Crimean Khanate, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Ottoman Empire for mastery of the Ukraine and the fertile steppes above the Black Sea, a region of great strategic and economic importance - arguably the pivot of Eurasia at the time.The long campaign took a great toll upon Russia's population, economy and institutions, and repeatedly frustrat
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