Category Archives: Crimean War

A “letter to the Times”: the YouTube of the Crimea

In their range and number, the letters to the editor during the Crimean War were truly extraordinary.

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CRIMEA: Analyse the probable effect of “participatory journalism”

Here’s your essay title. 1. Read the article below on the Crimean War and the Freedom of the Press It includes the concept of “participatory journalism”. This phrase simply denotes the way that the Victorian public joined in the publication … Continue reading

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The Crimean war and the Freedom of the Press

The Crimean War produced the first generally acknowledged war correspondent:The Times’s William Howard Russell. But perhaps more importantly, the war also changed the way journalism itself functioned during wartime and the way readers participated in its reportage. Newspapers like The … Continue reading

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Fenton and Robertson: Crimean Photographers

This is Roger Fenton’s mobile dark room. His Crimean War photographs represent one of the earliest systematic attempts to document a war through the medium of photography. Fenton, who spent fewer than four months in the Crimea (March 8 to … Continue reading

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What did the Crimean war mean for Europe?

Here we consider the effect of the Crimean War across Europe in its balance of power, and (in greater detai)l upon the foreign and domestic policies in Britain

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Notes on Cardwell’s reforms (Effects of the Crimean War)

Arguably, the greatest effect of the Crimean war came not from the advancement of new military technology, nor from medical or nutritional reforms but directly from the incredible inefficiency of its military organization. The failures of the army started to … Continue reading

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Alexis Soyer: the Jamie Oliver of the Crimean War

Alexis Soyer was a celebrity chef in the midst of the Crimean War Napoleon emphasized an important fact when he said that an army marched on its stomach; he took good care that his armies should feed upon the plentiful … Continue reading

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Seacole/ Nightingale: Useful quotations

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What new technology emerged from the Crimean War?

The Crimean War began in 1853

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What were the Effects of the Crimean War in Britain?

The Impact of the Crimean War

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