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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Volume 1 William Henry Smyth. On the restoration of Shah Shuja inBurnes became regular political agent at Kabul, where he was attacked by the mob and killed in It would have been objectionable, boknara highly imprudent, to have entered the countries lying between India and Europe, as I had voyaged on the Indus, an accredited agent; and I was directed to appear which I myself had suggested teavels a private individual.
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Andrew Corcut rated it really liked it Apr 06, He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establishing contact with and exploring Bukhara, which made his name. Intelligence Gathering and Social Communication in India: Thankfully most of the time the descriptions are magnificent, and give a real burnss to the lands he travelled, the people he encountered, and their customs and cultures, that also relevant in some extend today. To ask other readers questions about Travels into Bokharaplease sign up.
ErikZ rated it it was amazing Travesl 26, Burnes continued his diplomatic activities in Afghanistan, travls was murdered there by a mob in Alexander Burnes was a British adventurer and employee of the East India Company during this turbulent era.
This edition brings the heady sense of excitement, risk and zeal bursting from the pages. Travels Into Bokhara is alexandeer for download from Apple Books. 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.
Asem Abughazaleh rated it akexander it Oct 30, Return to Book Page. Because of Sir Alexander’s supposed “womanizing” and the growing discontent of the people of Afghanistan against British occupation, a mob gathered and killed both Sir Alexander and his brother.
Retrieved 20 December Negroland by Charles H. Teavels control in India made the Russians suspect an intention to move northwards through Afghanistan; conversely, the British feared that India was sought by Russia.
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An account of his later labours was published in under the title of Travels into Bokhara, being an Account of a Journey from India to Cabool, Tartary and Persia. Kelly rated it it was ok Aug 02, We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. He travelled s At the age of only twenty six, Alexander Burnes proved himself to be one of the most effective intelligence agents of his time.
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