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The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia

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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 ... Show synopsis

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  • The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia (John Murray Publishers Ltd) – Hardcover (1990)
    by Peter Hopkirk

    The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia
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    Hardcover, John Murray Publishers Ltd
    1990
    English
    256 pages

    ISBN: 071954727X
    ISBN-13: 9780719547270

    This is an account of the encounter last century between the British in India and Tsarist Russia in Central Asia which became known as the Great Game. When the encounter began the frontiers of Russia and British India lay some 2000 apart. By the end, the gap had shrunk in places to 20 miles. As Russia pushed forward her frontiers young officers found the fulfilment of their dreams in the chance to escape garrison life and find promotion and glory in the Caucasus, China and Tibet.;Peter Hopkirk has also written Foreign ... Show more

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