An Unlikely Hero: George Scott Robertson

An Unlikely Hero: George Scott Robertson

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Beginning his career as a British Surgeon Major in Afghanistan, George Scott Robertson found himself defending Chitral Fort in 1895 against a besieging force of thousands of tribesmen. He was celebrated as a hero, but this was only one chapter in what was an extraordinary life. Travelling in India, Canada and Kafiristan, he took part in numerous military expeditions on the Frontier, wrote a renowned ethnography, 'The Kafirs of the Hindu Kush', and in later life became… (more)

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Publisher: The History Press (May 18, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 707 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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