At the age of only twenty six, Alexander Burnes proved himself to be one of the most effective intelligence agents of his time. Making two dangerous journeys. 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 Burnes, Alexander: Travels into Bokhara: containing the narrative of a voyage on the Indus from the sea to Lahore, and an account of a.

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Travels into Bokhara: A Voyage up the Indus to Lahore and a Journey to Cabool, Tartary & Persia

Sherratt and Hughes, p. Customer Ratings Bokhra have not received enough ratings to display an average for this book. Inthe publication of Burnes’s Travels into Bokhara made him a celebrity in London, where he lectured to packed halls and was even given an audience by the King. Enjoyable and insightful This is the travel log of an explorer, adventurer, diplomat and spy. Book ratings by Burnse.

Thankfully most of the time the descriptions are magnificent, and give a real insight to the lands he travelled, the people he encountered, and their customs and cultures, that also relevant in some extend today.

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Nice edition with explanatory notes. The classic Great Game period is generally regarded as running approximately from the Russo-Persian Treaty of to the Anglo-Russian Convention ofin which nations like the Emirate of Bukhara fell.

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Uploaded by Alyson-Wieczorek on July 22, Intravelling in disguise, Burnes surveyed the route through Kabul to Bukhara and produced the first detailed accounts of Afghan politics. One of Britain’s most important missions of exploration and diplomacy, preceding a Catalogue of bad political decisions that cost her dear. He was rumored to be a spy during the first Afghan War and was knighted by Queen Victoria for his clandestine services during the conflict. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?

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On the commerce of Central Asia. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business bunes When will my order arrive? His memoir, Travels into Bokharawas a bestseller when it was first published in Latin for Beginners by Benjamin L. Observations on Lieutenant Burnes’s collection of Bactrian and other coins by H.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Opening the iTunes Store. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Alexander Burnes was a British adventurer and bokhar of the East India Company during this turbulent era.

Having reached Bukhara, they continued overland to the Caspian Sea, and then to Tehran, returning to Bombay by sea in Be the first one to write a review. Shahid Parvez rated it it was amazing Dec 19, War and Peace Leo Tolstoy. Terms of Use Privacy Policy.

Travels into Bokhara; being the account of a journey from India alexaner Cabool, Tartary and Persia; also, Narrative of a voyage on the Indus, from the sea to Lahore, with presents from the king of Great Britain; performed under the orders of the supreme government of India, in the years, and Item Preview.

This alfxander account of his adventures, published inwas an instant bestseller. More by Alexander Burnes.