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Macartney at Kashgar: New Light on British, Chinese, and Russian Activities in Sinkiang, 1890-1918

Skrine, C.P. and Nightingale, Pamela

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ISBN 10: 0416653901 / ISBN 13: 9780416653908
Published by Methuen, London, 1973
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Near Fine, Cloth, dj NF, 282 pp. First edition. Appears almost unread. Illustrated. Endpaper map. Bookseller Inventory # 30069

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Title: Macartney at Kashgar: New Light on British, ...

Publisher: Methuen, London

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hard cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Sir George Macartney spent 28 years around the turn of the century as British representative in Sinkiang - one of the most remote and lonely posts ever maintained by the British government. As this account makes clear, it was a career remarkable chiefly for dedicated service and objective reporting. All those interested in the history of the British Empire and the History of China and Russia.

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