Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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Book on Russia-China border relations in history

Victor Zatsepine, Beyond the Amur: Frontier Encounters between China and Russia, 1850–1930 (2018). A supremely lucid take on a rather complex subject. For me, the book was helpful in contextualizing the Russo-Japanese War and understanding the background of these unfortunate Russians who washed up in Shanghai in August 1904.

Tags: 1900s, 1904, 1905, book, hongkou, russo-japanese war, sailors, shanghai, 虹口区
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