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Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia

By: Brysac, Karl E., And Shareen Blair

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington, Counterpoint: 1999

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01108092

ISBN: 1582430284

Condition: Very Good


Equal parts geopolitical intrigue and quest for Shangri-la, the Great Game was the imperialist duel for influence in Central Asia that occupied the best and the brightest of the Russian and British empires through the entire 19th century and the beginning of the 20th (Publisher's Weekly). 671pp. View more info

The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia

By: Hopkirk, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Kodansha International: 1992

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: 01110894

ISBN: 4770017030

Condition: Very Good


A fine account of the struggle for imperial supremacy in Central Asia during the 19th century, The 'Great Game' between Victorian Britain and tsarist Russia. View more info

The Desert Road to Turkestan

By: Lattimore, Owen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1929

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01033948

Condition: G-VG


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The Dust of Empire: The Race for Mastery in the Asian Heartland

By: Meyer, Karl E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, PublicAffairs: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 01049857

ISBN: 1586480480

Condition: Very Good


Since the late nineteenth century, geopolitical strategists have emphasized the value of controlling the "world island" of Eurasia; the key to mastery of that island is control, directly or indirectly, of the Central Asian heartland that stretches from the Caucasus to the Chinese border. Meyer, the editor of World Policy Journal, traces the various struggles by outside powers to control this vital region, illuminating the culture and history of the various people... View more info

The Dust of Empire: The Race for Mastery in the Asian Heartland

By: Meyer, Karl Ernest

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Public Affairs: 2003

Edition: 16th Printing

Seller ID: 01114640

ISBN: 1586480480

Condition: Fine


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