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14 June 2007

Etherton at Kashgar: Rhetoric and Reality in the History of the "Great Game" [online book]


14 Jun 2007

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US.

Supplied note:
"A new online publication, based on extensive work in collections of the British Library: Daniel C. Waugh, Etherton at Kashgar: Rhetoric and Reality in the History of the "Great Game" (Seattle: Bactrian Press, 2007; http://faculty.washington.edu/dwaugh/ethertonatkashgar2007.pdf), 76 pp. This is a reassessment of British Intelligence activity and in particular the career of the British Consul P. T. Etherton at Kashgar (Xinjiang) in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution. - dw."

Self-description: "This study is part of a larger project on the British Consulate at Kashgar between 1918 and 1924. The author is Professor Emeritus of History, International Studies and Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. He may be contacted at dwaugh--at--u.washington.edu"

Site contents:
* Introduction 1; * Etherton's Career 3; * The Challenges of Being British Consul in Kashgar 6; * The Origins of the Kashgar Mission 8; * The Consulate's Intelligence and Communications Networks 15; * Confusion in the British Government's Policies Toward the Bolsheviks 24; * Etherton's Intelligence Activity 30; * How Serious Was the Bolshevik Threat? 40; * The Denouement of Etherton's Kashgar Career 50; * Etherton's Book as Political Discourse and Self-Serving Propaganda 55; * Selected Bibliography 68; * Map 72

[A PDF document 1.8M strong - ed.]

URL http://faculty.washington.edu/dwaugh/ethertonatkashgar2007.pdf

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