25 Aug Travels Into Bokhara: Being the Account of a Journey from India to Cabool, Tartary and Persia by Alexander Burnes. Publication date 31 Oct Travels into Bokhara: containing the narrative of a voyage on the Indus from the sea to Lahore, and an account of a journey from India to. 20 Apr Travels Into Bokhara, By Alexander Burnes His later ventures into Afghanistan demonstrated that the perils this spartan land presents to.

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Soon after his return to India in he was travels into bokhara to the court of Sindh to secure a treaty for the navigation of the Indus and in he undertook a political mission to Dost Mohammed Khan at Kabul. Nice bokhaga with explanatory notes.

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Narrative of a voyage by the river Indus. Retrieved 20 December Making travels into bokhara dangerous journeys beyond the frontiers of the Indian Empire, he reported back via the East India Company to Travdls Street on the geography and politics of the kingdoms that lay to the northwest as far as fabled Bokhara. Open Preview See a Problem? Andrew Lembke rated it really liked it Jan 19, He travelled simply, disguised as a local, but with his rapier-like mind, an ear for languages and an infectious charm and curiosity, he travels into bokhara a formidable arsenal of talents at his command.