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Intellectuals and the Eastern question: 'historical-mindedness' and 'kin beyond sea', c. 1875-1880

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The intractable problems posed by the decline of the Ottoman Empire were a defining feature of the nineteenth-century British experience. Events such as the Greek War of Independence (1821-32), the Crimean War (1853-5), and the Bulgarian Agitation (1876-8) were merely prominent denouements in the protracted history of what contemporaries called 'the Eastern Question'. The Eastern Question could be construed in many ways and admitted many answers. But by the 1870s, many Victorians had come ...

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University of Oxford
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St John's College
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DPhil
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