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v. 1. Travels into Bokharav. 2. Travels into Bokhara [continued] book I. General and geographical memoir on the part of Central Asia. book II. An historical. Captain Sir Alexander Burnes KT FRS (16 May – 2 November ) was a British explorer and diplomat associated with The Great Game. He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establishing contact with his name. His memoir, Travels into Bokhara, was a bestseller when it was first published in 31 Oct Travels into Bokhara: containing the narrative of a voyage on the Indus from the sea to Lahore, and an account of a journey from India to.

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Volume 1 describes the journey to Bukhara, through Afghanistan into barely explored territory. Having reached Bukhara, they continued overland to the Caspian Sea, and then to Tehran, returning to Bombay by sea in Quarter blue cloth, brown paper over boards.

Homage to Catalonia George Orwell. Copyright-evidence Evidence reported by Alyson-Wieczorek for item travelsintobokha03burn on July 22, Nice edition with explanatory notes.

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Soon after his return to India in he was appointed to the court of Sindh to secure a treaty for the navigation of the Indus and in he undertook a political mission to Dost Mohammed Khan at Kabul. The British claimed that the horses would not survive the overland journey, so they were allowed to transport travela horses up the Indus and used the opportunity to secretly survey the river.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This edition brings the heady sense of excitement, risk and zeal bursting from the pages.

Sensing the two empires would collide in Afghanistan, the British Government needed intelligence and dispatched Burnes to get it. There are no reviews yet. Asem Abughazaleh rated it liked it Oct 30, The Persian Expedition Xenophon.


Another Kyoto Alex Kerr. Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography: Description Aged sixteen, Alexander Burnes took up a post in the Bombay army, and speedily learned both Hindustani and Persian.

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The hazardous nature of the expedition, and the mode in which it could be best accom plished, required consideration. Gift, Kurt and Pamela Meyer, Be the first one to write a review.

Just a traveks while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. An account of his later labours was published in under the title of Travels into Bokhara, being an Account of a Journey from India to Cabool, Tartary bokkhara Persia.