The Dark Defile: Britain's Catastrophic Invasion Of Afghanistan, 1838-1842

The Dark Defile: Britain's Catastrophic Invasion Of Afghanistan, 1838-1842
Tags: Diana Preston

An account of the mid-19th-century war in Afghanistan documents how the British government sought to protect regional interests by attempting to install a puppet ruler only to be defeated by united Afghanistan tribes, in a volume that profiles key contributors and discusses how the war set the stage for subsequent hostilities.