Examines the evolution of the modern Afghan state in the shadow of Britainas imperial presence in South Asia during the first half of the nineteenth century, and challenges the staid assumptions that the Afghans were little more than pawns in a larger Anglo-Russian imperial rivalry known as the aGreat Gamea.For Burnesa#39; original instructions, see Minute, 5 September 1836, NAI, New Delhi, Foreign Department, Political Consultations, ... See, for instance, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia (1990), 132-4. ... 98. J.S. Grewal , The Sikhs of the Punjab (1998), 123. 99. Charles Joseph Hall, a#39;The Maharajaa#39;s Account Books. ... Indu Banga, a#39;Formation of the Sikh State, 1765-1845a#39;, in Five Punjabi Centuries: Polity, Economy, Society and Culture, C. 1500-1990 (1997), 95.
|Title||:||The Makings of Modern Afghanistan|
|Author||:||B. D. Hopkins|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave MacMillan - 2008-11-15|