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Last Spy of the Raj
Language: en
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher:

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Spying for the Raj
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Dr Jules Stewart
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-20 - Publisher: The History Press

In the 1860s, Captain Thomas Montgomerie trained natives to be surveyors, and had them explore the region covertly. These men, known as pundits, were disguised as lamas (holy men). This book talks about these servants of the Raj who managed to map the Himalayas and Tibet, helping the British to
Jimgrim - The Spy Thrillers Series
Language: en
Pages: 3245
Authors: Talbot Mundy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-21 - Publisher: e-artnow

This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Jimgrim is an American who had been recruited by the British intelligence services because of his in-depth knowledge of Arab life. He often travels to Middle East in order to protect British interest
Bazm-i Aakhir: The Last Gathering - A vivid portrait of life in the Red Fort
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Munshi Faizuddin
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-15 - Publisher: Roli Books Private Limited

First published in 1885, Bazm-i Aakhir, or The Last Gathering is a rich and lively first-hand account of life in the royal court of the last Mughal emperor in Red Fort, Bahadur Shah Zafar. From meticulous details of the day-today happenings inside the fort-palace and the royal protocols, to the
Spies in Arabia
Language: en
Pages: 472
Authors: Priya Satia
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

At the dawn of the twentieth century, British intelligence agents began to venture in increasing numbers to the Arab lands of the Ottoman Empire, a region of crucial geopolitical importance spanning present-day Iraq, Jordan, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. They were drawn by the twin objectives of securing the land route