The Great Game, 1857-1907: Russo-British Relations in Central and East Asia by Evgeny Sergeev
Published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press on August 25th 2014
Genres: Asia, Great Britain, Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Len's Summary: The Russo-British competition for dominance in Asia drawing on the archives of regional actors, as well as those in Moscow and London. This cold war-like confrontation was muted for a time by the 1907 Entente which led to a WWI alliance between the two powers and France, the Triple Entente. The author is a Russian academic who has also written on the Russo-Japanese War.