31 Oct Burnes, Alexander: Travels into Bokhara: containing the narrative of a voyage on the Indus from the sea to Lahore, and an account of a. 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 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.

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Travels into Bokhara: A Voyage up the Indus to Lahore and a Journey to Cabool, Tartary & Persia

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Because of Sir Alexander’s supposed “womanizing” and the growing discontent of the people of Afghanistan trabels British occupation, a mob gathered and killed both Sir Alexander and his brother.

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General and geographical memoir on the part of Central Asia. Very readable, not overwrought Victorian prose. It came to light in that some of Burnes’ dispatches from Kabul in had been altered to convey opinions that had not been his, but Lord Palmerston refused after so long to grant the inquiry demanded in the House of Commons. An account of alexander burnes travels into bokhara later labours was published in under the title of Travels into Bokhara, being an Account of a Journey from India alexande Cabool, Tartary and Persia.


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The hazardous nature of the expedition, and the mode in which it could be best accom plished, required consideration. Alexander burnes travels into bokhara the restoration of Shah Shuja inBurnes became regular political agent at Kabul, where he was attacked by the mob alexander burnes travels into bokhara killed in He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establishing contact with and exploring Bukhara bufnes, which made his name.

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The design received the most tarvels en couragement from the Governor-general of India, Lord William Bentinck, whom I joined at Simla, in the Himalaya Mountains, after the termination alexander burnes travels into bokhara my mission to Lahore. Madelaine rated it really liked it Jul 22, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Burnes was a humane man, far ahead of his time.

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His Lordship was of opinion that a knowledge of the general condition of the countries through which I was to alexander burnes travels into bokhara, would be useful to the British Government, independent of other ad vantages which might tgavels expected from such a journey.

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