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By Burnes, Alexander Sir; Edited by Hopkirk, Kathleen; Introduction by Dalrymple, William
At the age of only twenty six, Alexander Burnes proved himself to be one of the most effective intelligence agents of his time. Making two dangerous journeys beyond the frontiers of the Indian Empire, he reported back on the geography and politics of the kingdoms that lay to the ...northwest as far as fabled Bokhara.Read more
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By Burnes, Sir Alexander; Edited by Hopkirk, Kathleen
The author has travelled up the Indus to Lahore and to the Khanates of Afghanistan and Central Asia in the 1830s, spying on behalf of the British Government in what was to become known as the Great Game. This title provides an account his travels.
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