Book I. The Russian Conquest of Caucasia: 1. The historical geography of Caucasia; 2. The Russo-Turkish campaign of 1828-9; 3. Russian pacification of the main chain of the Caucasus. Development of British interest in Caucasia 1830-52; Book II. The Caucasian Theatre during the Crimean War: 4. Frontier operations, Autumn 1853; 5. Operations in Guria and Kakheti. Battle of Kurudere. Summer-Autumn 1854; 6. Siege of Kars. Operations in Eleskirt region. Turkish invasion of Western Georgia, 1855-6; Book III. The Caucasian Campaign of 1877-8: 7. The Russian and Turkish armies in 1877. Failure of the Russian 'protective offensive'; 8. The Black Sea coast. Operation against Batum and Turkish diversion in Abkhazia; 9. Tergukasov's operation in the Eleskirt Valley. The two actions at Tahir (June 1877); 10. Battle of Zivin-dag. Tergukasov's retreat and the relief of Bayazit; 11. The defence of Batum and the diversion in Abkhazia. Second pass, June-August 1877; 12. The Aras valley and the passes of the Agri-dag. Battle of Kizil-tepe. August-September 1877; 13. Battles for Kars: Yahni and Alaca-dag, October 1877; 14. The Battle of the Camel's Neck (4 November 1877). Attempt to storm Erzurum (8-9 November); 15. The storm of Kars. Winter operations in the Coruh Valley, November 1877 to January 1878; Book IV. The Caucasian Campaigns of World War I, 1914-18: 16. The Transcaucasian frontier, 1878-1914. The German factor in the Middle East; 17. Turkish prelude to World War I; 18. War on the Caucasian Frontier, November 1914; 19. Sarikamis: Enver's Caucasian offensive, December 1914; 20. The defence of Sarikamis, 26-31 December 1914; 21. The defeat of Enver Pasa; 22. The consequences of Sarikamis; 23. Flank operations on the Caucasian Front, January-March 1915; 24. Advance of IV Caucasian Army Corps and counter-offensive of the Turkish Third Army. Battle of Malazgirt, July 1915; 26. Lull on the Caucasian Front. Yudenich's new plans. September-December 1915; 27. The Battle of Koeprukoey, 10-19 January 1916; 28. Before the storm of Erzurum, 20 January to 10 February 1916; 29. The storm of Erzurum, 11-15 February, 1916; 30. Consequences of the fall of Erzurum. Operations on the strategic flanks to end of March 1916; 31. Baratov in Persia, December 1915 to March 1916; 32. The Caucasian front to April 1916. Trebizond operation; 33. Anglo-Russian strategic co-operation. Baratov's advance to Kasr-i-Shirin, April-May 1916; 34. The Caucasian front to June 1916. Vehip Pasa's abortive offensive; 35. Battles of Bayburt and Dumanli-dag, Fall of Erzincan, July 1916; 36. War in the mountains. Bingoel and Dersim, June-July 1916; 37. The offensive of the Turkish Second Army, August-September 1916; 38. The second Turkish invasion of Persia, June-August 1916; 39. The winter of 1916-17; 40. The abortive attempt at Anglo-Russian combined strategy, January-May 1917; 41. The Turkish invasion of Transcaucasia, 1918; Epilogue; Bibliographical and supplementary notes; Index.
The authoritative description and analysis of four major wars which took place in the Caucasus region between 1828 and 1921.