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By Andrew Robarts

Drawing upon Ottoman, Russian, and Bulgarian archival assets, this ebook explores the nexus among the surroundings, epidemic ailment, human mobility, and the centralizing tasks of the Ottoman and Russian states within the past due 18th and early nineteenth centuries.

As a part of a broader dialogue on Ottoman-Russian international relations, this publication re-conceptualizes Ottoman-Russian kin within the Black Sea sector within the 18th and nineteenth centuries. in keeping with major raises in human mobility and the unfold of epidemic ailments, Ottoman and Russian officers – on the imperial, provincial, and native degrees – communicated approximately and coordinated their efforts to control migratory events and cost the unfold of disorder within the Black Sea sector. via concentrating on the cost of migrants and refugees alongside the peripheries of the Ottoman and Russian Empires and through foregrounding the position of neighborhood and municipal-level nation experts within the administration of migration, Migration and ailment within the Black Sea Region contributes to the constructing box of provincial reports in Ottoman and Russian historical past. this is often a huge e-book for an individual drawn to comparative imperial background, migration, diaspora formation and the unfold of epidemic diseases.

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