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Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Milos Kovic


It is a commonplace in biographies of Disraeli (later Lord Beaconsfield) that his attitude to the East and the Eastern Question is essential for understanding his complex persona and the most crucial period of his career, yet until now this topic has not been researched in detail. Disraeli and the Eastern Question now fills this gap, providing the first complete reconstruction of Disraeli's attitudes towards the East and the Eastern Question as a whole, from his early youth onwards, and using a wide range of primary sources, from Disraeli's private papers, correspondence, and novels, the manus ... More

Keywords: Disraeli, Eastern Question, East, Ottoman Empire, Balkans, Eastern Crisis, Congress of Berlin, intellectual biography, international relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199574605
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Milos Kovic, author
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade