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Missionary Archives - Pacific
Pacific General

The importance of missionary archives as a primary source continues to grow. IDC Publishers has now selected from a total of nine large missionary archives on microfiche, all materials related to missionary activities in the Pacific. They derive from nine large missionary archives, each item contains a reference to the issuing society or organization. The documents provide details on eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century missionary endeavours of Western Protestant in the Pacific.

This collection is also included in the Missionary Archives - Pacific collection.
Missionary Archives - Pacific
Australasia

The importance of missionary archives as a primary source continues to grow. IDC Publishers has now selected from a total of nine large missionary archives on microfiche, all materials related to missionary activities in the Pacific. They derive from nine large missionary archives, each item contains a reference to the issuing society or organization. The documents provide details on eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century missionary endeavours of Western Protestant in the Pacific.

This collection is also included in the Missionary Archives - Pacific collection.
Missionary Archives - Pacific
South Seas (South Pacific)

The importance of missionary archives as a primary source continues to grow. IDC Publishers has now selected from a total of nine large missionary archives on microfiche, all materials related to missionary activities in the Pacific. They derive from nine large missionary archives, each item contains a reference to the issuing society or organization. The documents provide details on eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century missionary endeavours of Western Protestant in the Pacific.

This collection is also included in the Missionary Archives - Pacific collection.
Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917
A Threat from the Far East: Korea
While Imperial Russia never formally went to war with China, tsarist interest in its vast Far Eastern neighbor increased during the 19th century, as the decline of the Qing dynasty offered tempting opportunities for expansion. Furthermore, because of Russia’s long history of informal relations, its citizens were in a singularly favorable position to study regions of China that were entirely inaccessible to other Europeans. The Far Eastern Threat collection comprises broader military, political, economic, ethnographic, and geographical studies, as well as valuable primary documents about the annexation of the Amur and Ussuri regions, the Ili Crisis, the Sino-Russian alliance, and concessions in Manchuria.

This collection is also included in the Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917 collection.
Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917
The Eastern Question: Arabia and Syria
During the last two centuries of its existence, the Russian Empire clashed with Turkey no less than eight times; one of these conflicts was the disastrous Crimean War. Known to Victorian England as “The Eastern Question,” these confrontations were a major feature of the era’s great power struggle. The Russian general staff gathered an enormous mass of data about its Ottoman adversary, which are grouped in the Eastern Question component of the Russian Military Intelligence on Asia collection. Comprising more than 1,000 separate files, the archive includes classified attaché and diplomatic reports on Turkish politics, British influence, the organization and condition of the Turkish army, the defenses of the Bosporus and the Dardanelles Straits, as well as nationalist revolts in the Balkans and elsewhere. There are also over 500 maps, plans, diagrams, and other illustrations.

This collection is also included in the Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917 collection.
Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917
A Threat from the Far East: China
While Imperial Russia never formally went to war with China, tsarist interest in its vast Far Eastern neighbor increased during the 19th century, as the decline of the Qing dynasty offered tempting opportunities for expansion. Furthermore, because of Russia’s long history of informal relations, its citizens were in a singularly favorable position to study regions of China that were entirely inaccessible to other Europeans. The Far Eastern Threat collection comprises broader military, political, economic, ethnographic, and geographical studies, as well as valuable primary documents about the annexation of the Amur and Ussuri regions, the Ili Crisis, the Sino-Russian alliance, and concessions in Manchuria.

This collection is also included in the Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917 collection.
Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917
The Eastern Question: Turkey
During the last two centuries of its existence, the Russian Empire clashed with Turkey no less than eight times; one of these conflicts was the disastrous Crimean War. Known to Victorian England as “The Eastern Question,” these confrontations were a major feature of the era’s great power struggle. The Russian general staff gathered an enormous mass of data about its Ottoman adversary, which are grouped in the Eastern Question component of the Russian Military Intelligence on Asia collection. Comprising more than 1,000 separate files, the archive includes classified attaché and diplomatic reports on Turkish politics, British influence, the organization and condition of the Turkish army, the defenses of the Bosporus and the Dardanelles Straits, as well as nationalist revolts in the Balkans and elsewhere. There are also over 500 maps, plans, diagrams, and other illustrations.

This collection is also included in the Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917 collection.
Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917
The Eastern Question: Palestine
During the last two centuries of its existence, the Russian Empire clashed with Turkey no less than eight times; one of these conflicts was the disastrous Crimean War. Known to Victorian England as “The Eastern Question,” these confrontations were a major feature of the era’s great power struggle. The Russian general staff gathered an enormous mass of data about its Ottoman adversary, which are grouped in the Eastern Question component of the Russian Military Intelligence on Asia collection. Comprising more than 1,000 separate files, the archive includes classified attaché and diplomatic reports on Turkish politics, British influence, the organization and condition of the Turkish army, the defenses of the Bosporus and the Dardanelles Straits, as well as nationalist revolts in the Balkans and elsewhere. There are also over 500 maps, plans, diagrams, and other illustrations.

This collection is also included in the Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917 collection.
Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917
A Threat from the Far East: Japan
While Imperial Russia never formally went to war with China, tsarist interest in its vast Far Eastern neighbor increased during the 19th century, as the decline of the Qing dynasty offered tempting opportunities for expansion. Furthermore, because of Russia’s long history of informal relations, its citizens were in a singularly favorable position to study regions of China that were entirely inaccessible to other Europeans. The Far Eastern Threat collection comprises broader military, political, economic, ethnographic, and geographical studies, as well as valuable primary documents about the annexation of the Amur and Ussuri regions, the Ili Crisis, the Sino-Russian alliance, and concessions in Manchuria.

This collection is also included in the Russian Military Intelligence on Asia: Archives, 1620-1917 collection.