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Damaged trawlers on return to St. Andrews Dock, Hull. Postcard, 1904.

The ‘North Sea Incident’ of 1904 and the consequences for Anglo-German Relations

Though historians have begun to reassess the extent of anti-German feeling in Britain in the years preceding the outbreak of the First World War, it is nevertheless interesting to take note of an incident where a Russian naval blunder became the site of Anglo-German antagonism.[1] Taking place in the thick of the Russo-Japanese War, the […]

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The Coastal History Blog 15: Imperial Russia Salutes Its Navy

Today, I’m happy to introduce The Coastal History blog’s first guest post.  Julia Leikin is a Ph.D. candidate at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies.  Recent events involving Russia and Ukraine have prompted many op-ed pieces and impromptu reflections on lessons from the past.  Some commentators have drawn attention to Russia’s religious […]

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