The Dark Defile

The Dark Defile

Britain's Catastrophic Invasion of Afghanistan, 1838-1842

Book - 2012
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An account of the mid-nineteenth-century war in Afghanistan documents how the British government sought to protect regional interests by attempting to install a puppet ruler only to be defeated by united Afghanistan tribes.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780802779823
0802779824
Branch Call Number: 958.103 PRESTON
Characteristics: vii, 307 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm

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