|Institution:||University of Birmingham|
|Department:||Department of History|
|Keywords:||D204 Modern History; DA Great Britain; DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics|
|Full text PDF:||http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/4536/|
This thesis covers the relations between Great Britain and Russia from 1848 to 1856. In particular, it analyses: the foreign policy of Great Britain; relations between Great Britain and Russia to 1848; Russia and the Principalities; Russian intervention in Hungary; the Hungarian refugees; Don Pacifico; the fall of Palmerston; the position of the Tsar Nicholas in 1853; the question of the Holy Places; the mission of Prince Menshikov; the efforts to secure a settlement; the declaration of war; the influence of popular opinion; British policy with regard to the war; and the Treaty of Paris.