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Imperial Rivals: China, Russia, and Their Disputed Frontier, 1858-1924
by S.C.M. Paine
Based on archival research, this is a history of the Russo-Chinese border which examines Russia's expansion into the Asian heartland during the decades of Chinese decline and the 20th-century paradox of Russia's inability to sustain political and economic sway over its domains.
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published May 31st 1996 by Routledge
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Sarah C. M. Paine is William S. Sims Professor of Strategy and Policy at the U.S. Naval War College.More about S.C.M. Paine...