An experienced historian uses secret intelligence reports and memoirs of participants to reconstruct the holy war conducted by Germany and Turkey against the British Empire in 1914, as the Great Game expanded into a quest for world domination.
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PETER HOPKIRK, a former reporter for the Times of London, has written several books about adventures in Central Asia, including The Great Game, Setting the East Ablaze, and Trespassers on the Roof of the World, all available from Kodansha Globe.
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Book Description Kodansha Amer Inc, 1994. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A GRIPPING STORY OF IMPERIAL AMBITION, SWASHBUCKLING ADVENTURE, AND THE KAISER'S OWN JIHAD. An acclaimed historian tells, for the first time, the full story of the conspiracy between the Germans and the Turks to unleash a Muslim holy war against the British in India and the Russians in the Caucasus. Drawing on recently opened intelligence files and rare personal accounts, Peter Hopkirkskillfully reconstructs the Kaiser's bold plan and describes the exploits of the secret agents on both sides-disguised variously as archaeologists, traders, and circus performers-as they sought to foment or foil the uprising and determine the outcome of World War I. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1568360207
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