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Bokhara Burnes

by James Lunt

  • 210 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burnes, Alexander, -- Sir -- Biography.,
  • Asia -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p214-215.

    Statementby James Lunt.
    SeriesGreat travellers
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220p.,9plates :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21534301M
    ISBN 100571089356
    OCLC/WorldCa29656

      Travels Into Bokhara, Vol. 1 of 3 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt from Travels Into Bokhara, Vol. 1 of 3: Being th /5(3).   Burnes kept a lively, detailed record of his trail-blazing journey across Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, the Indian sub-continent and beyond which he later published in three volumes to great acclaim, entitled Travels into Bokhara - A Voyage up the Indus to Lahore and a Journey to Cabool, Tartary & : Enhanced E-Books.

      Burnes kept a lively, detailed record of his trail-blazing journey across Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, the Indian sub-continent and beyond which he later published in three volumes to great acclaim, entitled Travels into Bokhara - A Voyage up the Indus to Lahore and a Journey to Cabool, Tartary & is Volume : Enhanced E-Books. Alexander Burnes travelled up the Indus to Lahore and to the Khanates of Afghanistan and Central Asia in the s, spying on behalf of the British Government in what was to become known as the 'Great Game'. His account of these travels was a bestseller in its day and this brand new edition brings the heady sense of excitement, risk and zeal.

    Digital Rare Book: Travels into Bokhara - Volume 3 Being the account of a journey from India to Cabool, Tartary, and Persia; also, Narrative of a voyage on the Indus, from the sea to Lahore, with. 2. Travels into Bokhara [continued] book I. General and geographical memoir on the part of Central Asia. book II. An historical sketch of the countries between India and the Caspian Sea. book III. On the commerce of Central Asia. Observations on Lieutenant Burnes's collection of Bactrian and other coins by H. H. Wilson and James Prinsepv. 3.


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Well written and entertaining, Bokhara Burnes book Burnes' tale of his journeys through present day Pakistan and Afghanistan, ending up in the historical city of Bokhara. This book is referred to frequently in Peter Hopkirk's book 'The Great Game'/5(25).

Book description Aged sixteen, Alexander Burnes (–41) took up a post in the Bombay army, and speedily learned both Hindustani and Persian. His skills led him to political work, and he himself proposed a covert expedition to Bukhara, to survey the country, but also to observe the expansionist activities of the Russians in central : Alexander Burnes.

Travels into Bokhara by Burnes, Alexander and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Aged sixteen, Alexander Burnes (–41) took up a post in the Bombay army, and speedily learned both Hindustani and Persian. His skills led him to political work, and he himself proposed a covert expedition to Bukhara, to survey the country, but also to observe the expansionist activities of the Russians in central : Alexander Burnes.

His memoir, Travels into Bokhara, was a bestseller when it was first published in He advised Lord Auckland to support Dost Mohammed on the throne of Kabul, but the viceroy Captain Sir Alexander Burnes, FRS was a Scottish traveller and explorer who took part in The Great Game.4/5.

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Bukhara was known as Bokhara in 19th- and earlyth-century English publications and as Buhe/Puhe(捕喝) in Tang Chinese. According to the Encyclopædia Iranica the name Bukhara is possibly derived from the Sogdian βuxārak ("Place of Good Fortune"). Muhammad ibn Jafar Narshakhi in his History of Bukhara (completed CE) mentions.

Bukhara has many names.Travels into Bokhara: containing the narrative of a voyage on the Indus from the sea to Lahore and an account of a journey from India to Cabool, Tartary and Persia in the years, and by Alexander Burnes (Book).