Afghanistan: The Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection at the University of Nebraska-Omaha


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London and New York: Cassell, 1885. 214 p. with map


The way to Tashkend -- The conquest of the three khanates -- The material and moral victory at Geok Tepe -- From Ashkabad to Merv -- England's policy in the face of Russian conquests -- Russia's designs upon Herat -- Importance of Herat -- Russia's chances of conquering Herat -- England means of defence -- The only reasonable line of defence -- Comparison between the English and Russian civilisations in the East -- Why ought England to retain India? -- Myself and my present book

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