The Resource The great game : the struggle for empire in Central Asia, Peter Hopkirk

The great game : the struggle for empire in Central Asia, Peter Hopkirk

Label
The great game : the struggle for empire in Central Asia
Title
The great game
Title remainder
the struggle for empire in Central Asia
Statement of responsibility
Peter Hopkirk
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Great Game, a deadly struggle in the last century between secret agents of the two superpowers--Victorian Britain and Tsarist Russia--has once again become ominously topical, as a new power struggle begins in Central Asia
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hopkirk, Peter
Dewey number
320.958
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS329.4
LC item number
.H67 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asia, Central
  • Asia, Central
  • Soviet Union
  • Asia, Central
  • Great Britain
  • Eastern question (Central Asia)
  • Afghan Wars
  • Imperialismus
  • Zentralasien
  • Russland
  • Großbritannien
  • Afghan Wars
  • Eastern question (Central Asia)
  • International relations
  • Politics and government
  • Asia, Central
  • Great Britain
  • Soviet Union
  • Imperialismus
  • Großbritannien
  • Russland
  • Zentralasien
Label
The great game : the struggle for empire in Central Asia, Peter Hopkirk
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-542) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Beginnings. 1. The Yellow Peril. 2. Napoleonic Nightmare. 3. Rehearsal for the Great Game. 4. The Russian Bogy. 5. All Roads Lead to India. 6. The First of the Russian Players. 7. A Strange Tale of Two Dogs. 8. Death on the Oxus. 9. The Barometer Falls -- The Middle Years. 10. 'The Great Game'. 11. Enter 'Bokhara' Burnes. 12. The Greatest Fortress in the World. 13. The Mysterious Vitkevich. 14. Hero of Herat. 15. The Kingmakers. 16. The Race for Khiva. 17. The Freeing of the Slaves. 18. Night of the Long Knives. 19. Catastrophe. 20. Massacre in the Passes. 21. The Last Hours of Conolly and Stoddart. 22. Half-time -- The Climactic Years. 23. The Great Russian Advance Begins. 24. Lion of Tashkent. 25. Spies Along the Silk Road. 26. The Feel of Cold Steel Across His Throat. 27. 'A Physician from the North'. 28. Captain Burnaby's Ride to Khiva. 29. Bloodbath at the Bala Hissar. 30. The Last Stand of the Turcomans. 31. To the Brink of War. 32. The Railway Race to the East. 33. Where Three Empires Meet. 34. Flashpoint in the High Pamirs. 35. The Race for Chitral. 36. The Beginning of the End. 37. End-game
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 565 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035314256
Label
The great game : the struggle for empire in Central Asia, Peter Hopkirk
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-542) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Beginnings. 1. The Yellow Peril. 2. Napoleonic Nightmare. 3. Rehearsal for the Great Game. 4. The Russian Bogy. 5. All Roads Lead to India. 6. The First of the Russian Players. 7. A Strange Tale of Two Dogs. 8. Death on the Oxus. 9. The Barometer Falls -- The Middle Years. 10. 'The Great Game'. 11. Enter 'Bokhara' Burnes. 12. The Greatest Fortress in the World. 13. The Mysterious Vitkevich. 14. Hero of Herat. 15. The Kingmakers. 16. The Race for Khiva. 17. The Freeing of the Slaves. 18. Night of the Long Knives. 19. Catastrophe. 20. Massacre in the Passes. 21. The Last Hours of Conolly and Stoddart. 22. Half-time -- The Climactic Years. 23. The Great Russian Advance Begins. 24. Lion of Tashkent. 25. Spies Along the Silk Road. 26. The Feel of Cold Steel Across His Throat. 27. 'A Physician from the North'. 28. Captain Burnaby's Ride to Khiva. 29. Bloodbath at the Bala Hissar. 30. The Last Stand of the Turcomans. 31. To the Brink of War. 32. The Railway Race to the East. 33. Where Three Empires Meet. 34. Flashpoint in the High Pamirs. 35. The Race for Chitral. 36. The Beginning of the End. 37. End-game
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 565 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035314256

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