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‘The extraordinary successes which the Russians have achieved’ - the conquest of Central Asia in Callwell’s small wars

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Charles Callwell’s Small Wars (1896, 1899, 1906) is widely considered both an ur-text for modern counter-insurgency studies, and a primer for the racialized late-Victorian approach to war against ‘savages’: either way it is usually only considered within a British context. Alongside the numerous examples Callwell used from British colonial campaigns, he frequently referred to those of other European powers – notably the Russian conquest of Central Asia. This article will seek to analyse Callw...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/09592318.2019.1638548

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
New College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8483-5766
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Small Wars and Insurgencies Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
4-5
Pages:
913-936
Publication date:
2019-08-26
Acceptance date:
2019-06-21
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EISSN:
1743-9558
ISSN:
0959-2318
Source identifiers:
1020002
Language:
English
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pubs:1020002
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uuid:88647f85-b3ae-4e25-9c09-d270605393da
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pubs:1020002
Deposit date:
2019-06-21

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