Draft Manuscript: Azerbaijan Crisis

Scope and Content

This draft is not fully complete but consists of 14 chapters/ partial chapters plus appendices and bibliographical material. The manuscript is a detailed historical narrative of the events associated with the Azerbaijan crisis.The draft consists of handwritten notes with some additional hand-drawn maps. The chapters are:

  • Book I The Pre-History, Chapter 1 The Great Game: Russian Encroachment and British Reaction.
  • Chapter 2 Constitutional Revolution; Fabric and the Nationalists; Russian occupation and war
  • Chapter 3 Intervention and Communist Experiment: The Persian Socialist Soviet Republic and other rebellions
  • Chapter 4 Between the wars: Growing Independence
  • Book II Wartime, Chapter 5 Occupation 1941
  • Chapter 6, From Tripartite Alliance to Tripartitie Declaration: 1942-3
  • Chapter 7 1944: The Oil Concession Crisis
  • Chapter 8 The Scene is Set: 1945
  • Book 3 The Crisis, Chapter 9 Crisis Events, November - December 1945
  • Chapter 10 Crisis Events, January - March 1946
  • Chapter 11 Crisis Events, April - June 1946
  • Chapter 12 Crisis Events, July - October 1946
  • Chapter 13 Crisis Events, October 1946 - March 1947
  • Chapter 14 The Aftermath, 1947-1950
  • Supplementary material for Book 4, The Preview and Bibliography

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