Wilson Center Experts

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Assistant Professor, Brock University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Russia’s Great Game: The Politics and Strategy of Central Asian Conquest, 1855-1881
Term:
Jun 01, 1999
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Jul 01, 1999

Project Summary

Examines Imperial Russian expansion into Central Asia during the reign of Alexander II. Reviews the competitive expansion between the Russian and British empires for world supremacy.