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With Younghusband in Tibet.

Alan Ross Warwick

With Younghusband in Tibet.

by Alan Ross Warwick

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Published by F. Muller in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Younghusband, Francis, Sir, 1863-1942 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Tibet (China) -- History -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [141]

      Statementillustrated by Harry Toothill.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesAdventures in georaphy series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS785 .W36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p.
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5876905M
      LC Control Number63006833
      OCLC/WorldCa11131018

      Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband, KCSI KCIE (31 May – 31 July ) was a British Army officer, explorer, and spiritual is remembered for his travels in the Far East and Central Asia; especially the British expedition to Tibet, led by him, and for his writings on Asia and foreign usband held positions including British . India and Tibet: a history of the relations which have subsisted between the two countries from the time of Warren Hastings to with a particular account of the mission to Lhasa of by Francis Edward Younghusband (Book).

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mehra, Parshotam. Younghusband expedition. Bombay, New York, Asia Pub. House [] (OCoLC) Named Person. Read "Younghusband: Journey Into Tibet Screenplay" by Richard Martini available from Rakuten Kobo. A screenplay for a feature film. In Francis Younghusband led a band of 10, into Tibet with unexpected consequenc Brand: Richard Martini.

      Younghusband's expedition forms a landmark in British exploration, the culmination of more than years of attempts to establish good diplomatic terms with Tibet. This survey offers an in-depth examination of relations between India and Tibet from through , the year Tibet was invaded by : Dover Publications. Kashmir by Younghusband (Sir Francis) & Molyneux (Major E) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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With Younghusband in Tibet by Alan Ross Warwick Download PDF EPUB FB2

As Younghusband's life went on, he seeemed, like his biography, to get duller and duller. The details of his life in the Indian subcontinent and the Himalayas are superbly rendered, and anyone interested in "The Great Game", Tibet or With Younghusband in Tibet.

book during the British Raj MUST read this book. For Younghusband was a major player in those by: Shelves: exploration, history, tibet, mountains, heroes-younghusband, british-empire, great-game,5-stars, less-thanratings Many people have told the story of the Younghusband Expedition to (or as some call it, Invasion of) Tibet, from actual participants to more recent histories by the likes of Peter Fleming, Peter Hopkirk 4/5.

The reader is simply plunged into the diaries, letters and official correspondence between the mission as it moves into Tibet and the UK Government's India Office. Mysteriously the book ends shortly after the battle at Gyantse, with Younghusband sending conflicting cables about the number of Tibetans killed.3/5(1).

A screenplay for a feature film. In Francis Younghusband led a band of 10, into Tibet with unexpected consequences. Thousands of unarmed Tibetans were sent to defend their country, a mistaken volley resulted in thousands of deaths.

The Tibetans fought valiantly, and nearly defeated the British regiment, resulting in the highest elevation of a. Younghusband's expedition forms a landmark in British exploration, the culmination of more than years of attempts to establish good diplomatic terms with Tibet.

This survey offers an in-depth examination of relations between India and Tibet from throughthe year Tibet was invaded by China.5/5(1). Younghusband's expedition forms a landmark in British exploration, the culmination of more than years of attempts to establish good diplomatic terms with With Younghusband in Tibet.

book. This survey offers an in-depth examination of relations between India and Tibet from throughthe year Tibet was invaded by China. Born near the Himalayas, the child of empire, Younghusband led a fascinating life.

It is little known how British politics played a role in betraying the sovereignty of Tibet, but Younghusband's invasion of Tibet in should be known for its brutality.4/5.

A screenplay for a feature film. In Francis Younghusband led a band of 10, into Tibet with unexpected consequences. Thousands of unarmed Tibetans were sent to defend their country, a mistaken volley resulted in thousands of deaths.

The Tibetans fought valiantly, and nearly defeated the Author: Richard Martini. For a mission that was to secure a trade agreement and agree the Sikkim-Tibet border the numbers seem excessive.

Curzon wanted far more than a Frontier Commission when he ordered Younghusband’s expedition. In Britain had signed a trade agreement with China believing that Chinese authority extended over Tibet, as indeed it once had.

The photographs are of Tibet when the Francis Younghusband led the mission to invade Tibet. In a substantial army was assembled in Sikkim and camped some 15 miles north of Sikkimese border at Khampa dzong where the leaders of the mission put forth repeated efforts to bring Tibetians to the negotiating table.

Younghusband had already carried out numerous scientific observation (in particular, showing that the Changbai Mountains's highest peak, Baekdu Mountain is only around 8, feet tall, even though the British maps the travelers had showed [nonexistent] snow-capped pe, ft tall in the area), while Fulford was providing the Author: Sir Francis Younghusband.

Soldier, explorer, mystic, guru and spy, Francis Younghusband began his colonial career as a military adventurer and became a radical visionary who preached free love to his followers. Patrick French's award-winning biography traces the unpredictable life of the maverick with the 'damned rum name', who singlehandedly led the British invasion of Tibet, 5/5(1).

Soldier, explorer, mystic, guru, and spy, Francis Younghusband began his colonial career as a military adventurer and became a radical visionary who preached free love to his followers. Patrick French’s award-winning biography traces the unpredictable life of the maverick with the “damned rum name,” who single-handedly led the British invasion of.

India and Tibet A history of the relations which have subsisted between the two countries from the time of Warren Hastings to ; with a particular account of the mission to Lhasa of Language.

The Project Gutenberg EBook of India and Tibet, by Francis Younghusband This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or. creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God as it were in the eye.

(Milton, in Cowell )1 The Younghusband-Waddell collection of Tibetan books and manuscripts was brought to the UK inin the wake of the Younghusband Mission to Tibet. About Patrick French. Patrick French was born in England in and studied literature at Edinburgh University.

He is the author of Younghusband; Liberty or Death; Tibet, Tibet; and The World Is What It Is, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award. A rare but unsuccessful attempt to let the "Imperialists" (British) speak their side of the story of the disorderly attempt () to bundle Tibet into the.

A book about Y’s invasion of Tibet, well documented and written. As for the attempt to climd mount Everest I can recommend Wade Davis book ” Into the silence”. The author btw is making reverence to “Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer” by.

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband, KCSI, KCIE (31 May – 31 July ) was a British Army officer, explorer, and spiritual is remembered for his travels in the Far East and Central Asia; especially the British expedition to Tibet, led by him, and for his writings on Asia and foreign usband held positions including British.

Buy The British Invasion of Tibet: Colonel Younghusband, (Uncovered Editions) Abridged edition by Coates, Tim (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). He began work on the Tibet expedition in and the treaty negotiated two years later, gave the British and eventually others access to Tibet.

After the Tibet expedition, Younghusband became. Colonel Younghusband was teamed with Brig. Gen. J. R. L. Macdonald to lead a force from Sikkim, in British India, across the Jelap Pass into Tibet.