The Danubian Principalities: Occupation and Reform, 1828–1834

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question

Published by British Academy

Published in print November 2006 | ISBN: 9780197263273
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734700 | DOI:

Series: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs

The Danubian Principalities: Occupation and Reform, 1828–1834

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This chapter covers Russia's occupation and reform of the Danubian Principalities — a classic example of the ‘weak neighbour’ policy in action. It examines Russia and the Principalities; the Second Army and the Principalities; the wartime occupation of the Principalities in 1828–9; Kiselev and the Reform of the Principalities.

Keywords: Danubian Principalities; Russian occupation; weak neighbour; Second Army; Kiselev

Chapter.  19317 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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