Francis Younghusband and the Great Game


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Based on the post-graduate research of Professor Anthony Verrier, this book proposes a radical departure from the previously accepted history behind the 19th century cold war between Russia and Britain. The author wrote Through the Looking Glass: British Foreign Policy in the Age of Illusions. Sir Francis Younghusband was a recluse from society, born in 1863 and trained to play the Great Game - the war of wits waged between British and Russian agents for mastery of the territories north of British India. Under the flag of ...

Francis Younghusband and the Great Game 1991, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224025058