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EXPEDITION INTO AFGHANISTAN A PERSONAL NARRATIVE DURING THE CAMPAIGN OF 1839 AND 1840. by Superintending Surgeon o Jamea Atkinson

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Published by Naval & Military Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Technology,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Military Science

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8966431M
ISBN 101847344550
ISBN 109781847344557

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The British resolved to invade Afghanistan, and the Army of the Indus, a formidable force of more t British and Indian troops, set off from India for Afghanistan in late After difficult travel through the mountain passes, the British reached Kabul in April They marched unopposed into the Afghan capital city.   The Expedition Into Afghanistan: Notes and Sketches Descriptive of the Country, Contained in a Item Preview. Expedition to Afghanistan ™ ⃜ First orient yourself in time and distance to this faraway realm. Travel in your imagination by plane ab miles from Washington, D.C. to Peshawar, Pakistan, approximately 16 hours flying time, with layovers that total 28 there we cross the border into Afghanistan. The Expedition into Affghanistan: Notes and Sketches Descriptive of the Country, published in London in , is Atkinson’s account of the war. It begins with a chapter on the causes of the expedition (the perceived Russian threat to Afghanistan and by extension to India), which is followed by a history of Shah Shujaʻ and of the Durrani dynasty.

Afghanistan is a multi-ethnic society, and as part of this expedition you’ll meet people of many ethnicities. The Afghan national anthem mentions 14 of its cultural groups to give an idea of their importance. This expedition begins in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, whence the group sets off by road to reach its entry point into the Wakhan Corridor. Not content with embarking into terrain highlighted in bright red on all of the ordnance survey maps, they decided to reach Afghanistan by road, emulating an Austrian ski expedition who set out in VW campervans in ln an expedition set out overland from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew on a nine-month exploration to study the plant wealth of Afghanistan. Setting off in late January the joumey crossed Europe and Turkey, lingering in lran for several weeks before venturing into Afghanistan in mid- .   “ The Lucifer Principle is the Bible of anyone who wants to know what in the hell is going on This book tells our story. It is the blueprint of our past and the justification of our presence in Afghanistan and Iraq.” —Shelly Marshall, Metapsychology. From the PublisherBrand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.