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great book about the high mountain communities and their resilience during the treacherous political drama. the description about hunza and tibet was movingPublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
I am a history enthusiast. British India is one of my areas of interest. This book has expanded my knowledge of the subject.Published 9 months ago by Thomas U. Kelley
I know relatively little about Central Asian history so I came into the book as a novice to the Great Game. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Edgar Hons
Like Hopkirk's Great Game this book is really an exciting read however with the same disadvantages. The magnitude of information is impressive and the style makes the book suitable... Read morePublished on April 28, 2013 by Andrej Manalsky
I bought this book wanting to know more about the history of geographic area where the US has much at stake and into which is pouring resources. Read morePublished on May 23, 2010 by John Durkee
This book was on a reading list for work, so since I was on my way to Afghanistan for the first time, I picked it up. Read morePublished on October 29, 2008 by if4not
I picked up this book as part of a self-education program designed, hopefully, to fill in some of the blanks in my education. Read morePublished on October 14, 2007 by Philip W. Henry
The Redux of History - When everyone is dead, the Great Game is finished. Not Before - is neatly summed up in the introduction to this excellent and sweeping history of Central... Read morePublished on April 30, 2007 by Terry Tucker
If you are an admirer of the great explorers, adventurers and opportunists of old you will enjoy the accounts given of this fascinating time and place in history. Read morePublished on March 29, 2007 by C. J. Schaefer