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The Crimean moment and crucible: Ideas of war and peace, 1854-6

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Disrupting an almost forty-year period of peace in Europe, the Crimean War (1854-6) led Victorians to the belief that they were living through an historic caesura. Besides intensifying extant moral and ideological divisions within Victorian society, this conflict also exposed the horrors of the battlefront in graphic detail, and so acquired an unprecedented degree of immediacy and visibility. ‘Seeing’ war in all its fearful reality gave rise to challenging moral questions. This thesis argues ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Sub department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9889-6105

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Sub department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0001-7669-596X
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Sub department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
New College
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0001-8483-5766
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Name:
Arts and Humanities Research Council
Funder identifier:
http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000267
Grant:
AH/L503885/1
Programme:
AHRC DTP
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Name:
Balliol College, University of Oxford
Funder identifier:
http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100006558
Programme:
Sir John Keegan Scholarship
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Name:
Institute of Historical Research, University of London
Funder identifier:
http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000638
Programme:
Royal Historical Society Centenary Fellowship
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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