The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus
Reprint of Baddeley's classic and rare account of the resistance of the North Caucasians under Shamil against the expansion of Tsarist Russia, with a new introduction by Moshe Gammer. Highly relevant to recent developments in the region.
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FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO 1829
GhimreeDeath of Kazi Moulla
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Abbas Mirza Akhalkalaki Akhaltsikh Akhmet Akhoulgd Akti already amongst Anapa Andee aoul Argoun arms army artillery Ashilta attack Avar Avaria battalions camp campaign Caspian Caucasus cavalry Colonel column commander-in-chief conquest Cossacks Daghestan Dargo defeat defended Derbend Emperor enemy Erivan Erzeroum expedition fighting fire flank followed force forest fortress Freitag garrison Georgia Ghimree Grabbe Grozny guns Hadji Mourad Hamzad hand honour infantry inhabitants Kabarda Kavkazsky Sbornik Kazi Khan khanates Khounzakh killed kindjal Klugenau Koisou Kouban Koumuik latter Line loss Meantime military Moulla mountain Mozdok Muhammad Murids Mussulman native Nazran Nogais officers once PaskieVitch Persian Petershurg position Potto Prince raiding regiment retired retreat river road Russian Russian commander sent Shah Shamil Shamkhal Shirvan Shoura side siege soldiers Soundja stanitsas storm success taken Tcherkess Tchetchens Tchetchnia Te'rek Tiflis took Transcaucasia tribes troops Tsar Tsitsianoff Turkey Turkish Turks Vdrontsoff Veliameenoff versts victory village Vladikavkaz whole wounded Yermoloff Yevdokeemoff