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The Gilgit Game

The Explorers of the Western Himalayas, 1865-95
Keay John

Editeur - Casa editrice

Oxford University Press

Asia
Pakistan
Karakorum

Città - Town - Ville

London

Anno - Date de Parution

1979

Pagine - Pages

298

Titolo originale

The Explorers of the Western Himalayas, 1865-95

Lingua - language - langue

eng

Ristampa - Réédition - Reprint

1998 Trafalgar Square Publishing

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The Gilgit Game: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas, 1865-95

The Gilgit Game  

The first narrative of one of the most intriguing stories of exploration set against a backdrop of political expansion and military brinkmanship. At the core of the tale is the centuries-old conflict between Russia and British India over the control of the strategic land-mass of Central Asia.
Book Description
This first narrative account of one of the most intriguing stories of exploration set against a backdrop of political expansion and military brinkmanship. John writes with humour, sympathy and admiration for this small group of intelligence agents, whose activities had far-reaching repercussions on the region.