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Economic policy of tsarism

Tsarism did its best to create social column in the conquered territories. Tsarism which did not entrust to local governing class and which ignored their rights in first years attempted to create such column from foreign elements, but in the 40s of the 19th century, it conducted the course on …

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The conquest of Northern Azerbaijan by Russia

At the result of struggle among Azerbaijan khanates and intensification pretends of neighbourhood states to Azerbaijan, the internal and international circumstances of Azerbaijan became strained at the beginning of the 19th century. There led feudal strife in Azerbaijan, expansive intensions of powerful neighbourhood states much more increased and they wanted …

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Culture of Azerbaijan in the period of the Khanates

In this period Azerbaijan culture developed in the condition of feudal strife and fought against foreign invaders. The turn of Azerbaijan into an arena of permanent wars caused to the destruction of architectural monuments and to the death of cultural figures. Simultaneously, there began prosper of cultural development at this …

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Socio-economic life of Azerbaijan in the period of Khanates

Feudal strife and the leadership of national industry in Azerbaijan influenced negatively to the economy of the country. Nevertheless rich lands and the liberation of these areas from foreign invaders shaped determined conditions for the development of agriculture, craft and trade. There existed the division of labour among several spheres …

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Azerbaijan Khanates in the last quarter of the 18th century

Differing from Norhtern Azerbaijan, the struggle for the throne in Iran ended with the establishment of centralized state. Agha Muhammed Shah Qajar came to the throne here in 1781 and moved the capital to Tehran in 1785. Although Shah Qajar was Turk by origin and although he had wide relations …

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Foreign policy of Khanates

The statehood of Azerbaijan was restorated with the formation of khanates. This was proved with the independent foreign policy, which was conducted by khans. But khanates were weak from military-political viewpoint. Local strife weakened them much. That is why, khanates shaped relations with Iran, Turkey, Russia and Kartli-Cakhetia, did their …

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The Azerbaijan Khanates

The Azerbaijan statehood was restored in the half of the 18th century. There was established the line of state entities-feudal khanates in the struggle against Iranian authority in the territory of Azerbaijan. It is important to mention that the first khanates had shaped in the first half of the 18th …

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