Artillery in the khanates of Central Asia in the 18th — early 20th centuries according to memoir sources and travel sketches

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DOI https://doi.org/10.31696/2618-7043-2023-6-3-4-509-533
Affiliation: Государственное бюджетное учреждение культуры города Москвы «Государственный Дарвиновский музей»
Sections HISTORY OF THE EAST. General history
Pages 509 - 533

The article is devoted to the formation of artillery in the khanates of Central Asia in the period of the middle of the 18th – early 20th centuries. The references to cannons and the development of artillery and auxiliary industries in the Khiva and Kokand khanates, as well as in the Emirate of Bukhara, according to written sources from the since the beginning of the 18th century, have been studied. The memoirs of officers of the Russian Empire about the use of artillery in the armies of the khanates of Central Asia are analyzed.

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