The Russo-Turkish War, 1828–1829

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 Russo-Turkish War, 1828–1829

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This chapter covers the 1828–9 Turkish war. It focuses on strategy, main operations and the role of personality, with less attention paid to tactics, supplies, logistics and the overall administration of the army. It considers the preparations for war, including the war budget, men and supplies; the 1828 Balkan campaign; the 1828 Caucasian campaign; political and military developments from October 1828 to April 1829; the 1829 Balkan campaign; and the 1829 Caucasian campaign.

Keywords: war preparations; 1828 Balkan campaign; Caucasian campaign; Turkish war; 1829 wars

Chapter.  27100 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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