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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Terms of Use Privacy Policy. What Is to be Done for Ireland? The hazardous nature of the expedition, and the mode in which it could be best accom plished, required consideration.

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He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establishing contact with and exploring Bukharawhich made his name. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Book ratings by Goodreads. He was rumored to be a spy during the first Afghan War and was knighted by Queen Victoria for his clandestine services during the conflict. Retrieved from ” https: Shahid Parvez rated it it was amazing Dec aelxander, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nice edition with explanatory notes.

Observations on Lieutenant Burnes’s collection of Bactrian and other coins by H. Description 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’.

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If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock. Retrieved 20 December Ahmad Zubair Fattahi rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Soon after his return to India in he was appointed to the court of Sindh to secure a treaty for the navigation of the Indus alexancer in he undertook a political mission to Dost Mohammed Khan at Kabul.

This three-volume account of his burness, published inwas an instant bestseller. Being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City was published posthumously in View More by This Author.

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