Russian consular service in Australia 1857–1917 years: A collection of documents

Russian consular service in Australia 1857–1917 years: A collection of documents
Year: 2014
Pages: 352 p. with illustrations
Cover: hard cover
ISBN: 978-5-7133-1458-3

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The book presents dispatches from the Russian consuls in Australia extracted from the Archives of the Foreign Policy of the Russian Empire. Most of the documents presented in the book have never been published before, and for the first time they are introduced for the scientific use. Materials in the collection shed light on longstanding and friendly relations that have been existing between Russia and Australia since the early stages of the development of relations between the countries. They testify to the multifaceted work of consuls on protection of interests of the Russian state and Russian nationals in Australia, cover the activities of consular representatives in providing information to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs about internal and external political development of the country.

 

The collection is addressed to experts in the history of Australia and the Russian-Australian relations, graduate students of history faculties and departments of international relations. In addition, the book maybe intended for a wide range of readers interested in the history of Russia and Australia.