The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia



The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia



The Great Game

Pub Date : 2006-03-27 | Author : Peter Hopkirk | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781848544772
ISBN 13 : 1848544774

For nearly a century the two most powerful nations on earth, Victorian Britain and Tsarist Russia, fought a secret war in the lonely passes and deserts of Central Asia. Those engag..


Setting The East Ablaze

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : Peter Hopkirk | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0192802127
ISBN 13 : 9780192802125

Peter Hopkirk's book tells for the first time the story of the Bolshevik attempt between the wars to set the East ablaze with the new gospel of Marxism. Lenin's dream was to libera..


Winston S Churchill 1874 1965

Pub Date : 2000-01-01 | Author : Eugene L. Rasor | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313305463
ISBN 13 : 9780313305467

The most extensive and up-to-date bibliographic and historiographical survey of works by and about Churchill...




Kyrgyzstan

Pub Date : 2015-02-05 | Author : Laurence Mitchell | Publisher : Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN 10 : 9781841628561
ISBN 13 : 1841628565

Deep within central Asia, Kyrgyzstan's beautiful mountainscapes, dreamlike rock formations and semi-nomadic culture are gloriously unspoiled. A trip here can be as adventurous as y..


Tibet In The Western Imagination

Pub Date : 2012-08-07 | Author : T. Neuhaus | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137264831
ISBN 13 : 1137264837

Neuhaus explores the roots of the long-standing European fascination with Tibet, from the Dalai Lama to the Abominable Snowman. Surveying a wide range of travel accounts, official ..


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