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North-West Frontier: Kohistan, Hindu Kush, Pamirs

Mike Searle

in Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199653003
eISBN:
9780191918247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199653003.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

The Hindu Kush Mountains run along the Afghan border with the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. Following the First Anglo-Afghan war of 1839– 42 the British government in Simla decided that ... More


The Discovery of Afghanistan in the Era of Imperialism: George Forster, Mountstuart Elphinstone, and Charles Masson

Senzil Nawid

in Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190914400
eISBN:
9780190943066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914400.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

The establishment of the Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal in the late eighteenth century, whose chief goal was to introduce the civilizations of Eastern societies to the West, encouraged a series of ... More


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