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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 12:01 p.m. PST

…. on the North-west Frontier of India 1849-1908 – Captain H.L. Nevill (1912)

"…The territory covered in this book is most of modern day Kashmir and the mountainous region that borders Afghanistan, an area which the British had absolutely no intention of taking over as they were quite happy sticking to the nice flat bits. Recent misfortunes in Afghanistan had reinforced their desire to leave well alone as it was clearly far more trouble than it could ever be worth. Also most of this area was nominally subject to Afghanistan anyway but even nominally is stretching the point…."


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Mad Guru Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2018 5:52 p.m. PST

Read that review on JJ's blog when he first posted it and I found it very useful. Had never heard of the book before, tracked it down, bought a copy and am very happy I did.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2018 12:29 p.m. PST

Happy for you my friend!.

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Lion in the Stars15 Mar 2018 6:46 p.m. PST

Nice find, will have to track down a copy.

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