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Duel in the snows

the true story of the Younghusband mission to Lhasa

by Allen, Charles

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China),
  • Great Britain,
  • China,
  • Tibet
    • Subjects:
    • Younghusband, Francis Edward, Sir, 1863-1942.,
    • MacDonald, James.,
    • British -- China -- Tibet -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Tibet (China) -- History.,
    • Tibet (China) -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China -- Tibet.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-332) and index.

      Other titlesTrue story of the Younghusband mission to Lhasa
      StatementCharles Allen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS785 .A65 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 350 p. :
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3354118M
      ISBN 100719554276
      LC Control Number2004381438
      OCLC/WorldCa53709120

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