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The First Anglo-Afghan Wars: A Reader

Antoinette Burton, editor ; with a foreword by Andrew J. Bacevich
Format
Book
Published
Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780822356509, 0822356503, 9780822356622, 0822356627
Contents
  • Introduction: The Anglo-Afghan Wars in historical perspective
  • Strategic interests on the road to Kabul. A sketch of the military and political power of Russia (1817)/ Robert Wilson
  • Journey to the North of India (1838)/ Arthur Conolly
  • The court and camp of Runjit Sing (1840) / W. G. Osborne
  • A narrative of the Russian military expedition to Khiva, under general Perofski (1939)
  • The First Anglo-Afghan War, 1839-1842: occupation, route, defeat, captivity. Narrative of the war in Affghanistan (1840) / Henry Havelock
  • To Herat and Cabul: a story of the First Afghan War (1902) / G. A. Henty
  • A journal of disasters in Affghanistan (1843) / Florentia Sale
  • "English captives at Cabul" (1843)
  • The life of the amir dost mohammed khan (1846) / Mohan Lal
  • The Afghan wars (1896), Archibald Forbes
  • The Second Anglo-Afghan War, 1878-1880: imperial insecurities, global stakes. "Gorchakov circular" (1864)
  • "The Russian foreign policy in Asia" (1877) / Eugene Schuyler
  • "The Afghan War: a lecture" (1878) / Handel Cossham
  • "Afghanistan and its peoples" (1878) and "Afghan women and children" (1880)
  • "India and Afghanistan" (1879) / R. D. Osborn
  • From the spectator: "The magnitude of the Afghan War, " "The disaster in Candahar, " "Abdurrahman Khan , " "The first lesson of Candahar, " "The rumor from Cabula, " and "The death of Abdul Rahman Khan"
  • The great game, 1880-1919. Russia in Central Asia (1889) / George Nathaniel Curzon
  • "The Amir's homily" (1891) / Rudyard Kipling
  • The life of Abdur Rahman, Amir of Afghanistan (1900) and "The Ameer's memoirs" (1900) / Mohammed khan, editor, and the Spectator
  • The Russians at the gates of Herat (1885) / Charles Marvin
  • The campaign towards Afghanistan (1885) / Andrei Bolandin
  • The story of the Malakand field force (1901) / Winston Churchill
  • "The Indian frontier troubles", The graphic (1897)
  • The judgment of the sword (1913) / Maud Diver
  • "Our relations with Afghanistan" (1919) / Demetrius C. Boulger
  • "Third Afghan War" (1919).
Description
x, 272 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (page 255) and index.
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