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Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
William Dalrymple
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*Starred Review* The British humiliation in the so-called First Anglo-Afghan War (1839–42) has long been viewed by historians as a classic example of imperial overreach. Still, it is a saga that makes for marvelous storytelling, filled with heroes, knaves, incompetent fools, and savage,... Read More

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