Chernoe More, 1700–1860

Charles King

in The Black Sea

Published in print March 2004 | ISBN: 9780199241613
Published online August 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601439 | DOI:
Chernoe More, 1700–1860

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Russia's commercial growth and political power after the late eighteenth century were fueled by access to the sea. The ports of southern Russia grew through trade with the rest of Europe. Intermittent wars with the Ottomans did not hinder the take-off of cities such as Odessa. Travelers from the rest of Europe increasingly visited the coasts, especially after the Crimean war.

Keywords: commerce; Crimean war; Odessa; Ottoman empire; Russia; travelers; war

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Subjects: International Relations

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