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Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer

French, Patrick

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ISBN 10: 0002157330 / ISBN 13: 9780002157339
Editorial: Harpercollins, 1994
Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hurlingham Books (London, Reino Unido)

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There is a small ink writing on the cover page (under the wrapper). Wrapper has slightly worn edges. Heavy book, additional postage may apply. British adventurer in Tibet, India, Asia and Russia while correspondent for The Times. Please see uploaded photos. For more information, please contact us. N° de ref. de la librería 093915

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Título: Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial ...

Editorial: Harpercollins

Año de publicación: 1994

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sir Francis Younghusband was the last of the great imperialists, a dashing adventurer - in 1903 he single-handedly invaded Tibet, wiped out its entire army and then became a mystic. Admired by H.G Wells and Bertrand Russell, he held the world record for the 300-yard dash, was the first European since Marco Polo to travel from Peking to Central Asia, discovered the source of the Indus and as a spy his presumed death almost sparked off an Indo-Russian war. The quest to quantify this man has led Patrick French through the Mustagh Pass, from the Himalayas to Kashmir, and into Tibet in search of clues, and into Younghusband's personal papers only recently made available personal papers only recently made available to the public.

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