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 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. Travels Into Bokhara has 6 ratings and 3 reviews. Janet said: A twenty-six-year- old British adventurer, multi-lingual Alexander Burnes explored and spied.

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Cambridge University Press, Sensing the two empires would collide in Afghanistan, the British Government needed intelligence and dispatched Burnes to get it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links CS1 maint: