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Author Dalrymple, William.
Title Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42 / William Dalrymple.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 2  958 D    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxxviii, 515 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [483]-497) and index.
Contents No easy place to rule -- An unsettled mind -- The great game begins -- The mouth of hell -- The flag of holy war -- We fail from our ignorance -- All order is at an end -- The wail of bugles -- The death of a king -- A war for no wise purpose.
Subject Shāh Shujāʻ, Amir of Afghanistan, 1780?-1842.
Afghanistan -- History -- British Intervention, 1838-1842.
British -- Afghanistan -- History -- 19th century.
Afghanistan -- History, Military -- 19th century.
Added Title Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
ISBN 9780307958280 (hbk.)
0307958280 (hbk.)