England, India and Afghanistan

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 17, 2013 - History - 188 pages
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Originally published in 1902, this book presents a discussion of the relationship between Afghanistan and the British Empire in India. The text provides an account of the key historical events and conflicts which occurred in the Afghan region during the nineteenth century and the strategic importance of the Central Asian area for Britain and Russia. The First and Second Afghan Wars are discussed in detail, together with the relative stability of Abdur Rahman Khan's period as Emir of Afghanistan. Forming the Le Bas Prize Essay for 1902, this book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Afghanistan, India and the British Empire.
 

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Contents

Introductory
3
From Early Times to the End of the First
9
From the End of the First Afghan War
32
The Second Afghan War 18761880
69
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