The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia
ISBN 10 : 9781848544772
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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..
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..
ISBN 10 : 0313305463
ISBN 13 : 9780313305467
The most extensive and up-to-date bibliographic and historiographical survey of works by and about Churchill...
ISBN 10 : 9781134396177
ISBN 13 : 1134396171
Since Olufsen and Schulz published their monographs on the Pamirs in 1904 and 1914, respectively, this is the first book to deal with the history, anthropology and recent social an..
ISBN 10 : 9781440802812
ISBN 13 : 1440802815
Bringing a dose of reality to the stuff of literary thrillers, this masterful study is the first closely detailed, comparative analysis of the evolution of the modern British and A..
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..
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 ..