[PDF] Download ✓ Cabool: Being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City | by ☆ Alexander Burnes

By Alexander Burnes | Comments: ( 861 ) | Date: ( Oct 14, 2019 )

Contains personal recollections of a country from 1836 1838 talks about politics This is a reprint of the 1842 classic.


  • Title: Cabool: Being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City
  • Author: Alexander Burnes
  • ISBN: 9788121510264
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Alexander Burnes

Captain Sir Alexander Burnes, FRS was a Scottish traveller and explorer who took part in The Great Game He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establishing contact with and exploring Bukhara, which made his name His memoir, Travels into Bokhara, was a bestseller when it was first published in 1835.He advised Lord Auckland to support Dost Mohammed on the throne of Kabul, but the viceroy preferred to follow the opinion of Sir William Hay Macnaghten and reinstated Shah Shuja, thus leading to the disasters of the First Afghan War On the restoration of Shah Shuja in 1839, Burnes became regular political agent at Kabul, where he was attacked by the mob and killed in 1841 His Cabool Being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City was published posthumously in 1842.



Comments Cabool: Being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City

  • Mansoor Azam

    The travelogue is magnificent to say the least. Sir Alexander Burnes style of writing is luscious. from the start one really gets to know the lay of the land, its people, the politics, economics and the intrigues in the air. as an observer his reports on trade on Indus and state of Sikh empire must have done good to his masters. he did a god job on that account. but the moment he entered Afghanistan his vision eroded him. I ve a feeling that he relaxed and took things for granted in that very tr [...]


  • Qurban

    There are some mistakes in my earliar review which happened to due to some problem with the website.Probably i cant edit my review.One word is missing from the body,Puhtun mainland besides others.The author is no doubt one of those gallant and daring British officers who later on came to be known as 'soldier sahibs',Sahib means officer or gentleman.They were the pioneers and harbingers of British regime in the indian subcontinent now called india and Pakistan.Afghanistan they tried to swallow a [...]


  • Qurban

    A master piece.


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