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« Reply #15 on: June 06, 2007, 07:11:17 AM »

From the shelves:

"One-Arm Sutton" by FA Sutton himself. A cracking yarn if you can find it.

Just about anything by Peter Hopkirk will have something of relevance to the era.

Another vote for Peter Fleming's "News from Tartary".
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« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2007, 09:31:39 AM »

Hi Helen - I can't find the Persian Expedition book by Alan Stewart listed on Amazon.  Do you know where I can get a copy?
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« Reply #17 on: June 06, 2007, 11:38:46 PM »

Quote from: "dominic"
Hi Helen - I can't find the Persian Expedition book by Alan Stewart listed on Amazon.  Do you know where I can get a copy?


Hi Dom, I went through ABE Books for this. ISBN: 1 876 439 173


Let me know how you go please.

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« Reply #18 on: September 17, 2011, 09:37:48 PM »

Gallenkamp's Book is an excellent portrait of Andrews' expeditions into Mongolia in the 20s.  In addition to the text, there are some great fotos of the expedition vehicles that cry out to be modelled!
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« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2011, 04:43:43 PM »

For those interested in books on the British in the area there is an intersting book in the reprints by Leonaur

"Faraway Campaign -Experiences of an Indian Army Cavalry Officer in Persia & Russia during the great war"
by F.James

The title says it all. 
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« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2011, 03:10:28 AM »

Book in French in the public domain:

http://www.archive.org/details/laguerreenrussie00gronuoft

And much more:

http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22Russia%20--%20History%20Revolution%2C%201917-1921%22
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« Reply #21 on: October 13, 2011, 08:05:41 PM »

Doc,
You might look at The Great Race.  I don't recall the female author's name, but the book describes the round the world auto race from New York to Paris in 1910.  It covers the cross China and Russia portion very nicely.  A true story.
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« Reply #22 on: October 14, 2011, 04:46:30 PM »

As this is getting ever more interesting I made this sticky. Carry on with entries!
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« Reply #23 on: December 11, 2011, 10:36:24 PM »

Red Shambhala.

http://www.amazon.com/Red-Shambhala-Magic-Prophecy-Geopolitics/dp/0835608913

Excellent read, true back of beyond stuff. Smiley
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« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2012, 11:36:11 PM »

More Shanghai specific, but with a little of the Chinese civil war thrown in:

Empire Made Me: An Englishman Adrift in Shanghai by Robert Bickers

Good read.

The Legend of W.E. Fairbairn, Gentleman and Warrior: The Shanghai Years by Peter Robins

Very good read.

More general interest for the period, quite a bit of Turkey:

Gentleman Spies by John Fisher

And for the more fictional, but with some interesting Turkish scenarios in a WWI setting:

Greenmantle by John Buchan.
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« Reply #25 on: February 13, 2012, 02:37:27 PM »

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen.

I'd recommend these books:

The Spy Who Disappiared. Diary of a Secret Mission to Russian Central Asia in 1918 by Reginald Teague-Jones.
Operations in Persia 1914-1919 by F.J. Moberly
On Secret Patrol in High Asia by L.V.S. Blacker
Beyond the Frontiers (The Biography of Colonel F.M. Bailey) by Arthur Swinson

I'm a student and researcher and interested in Trans-Caspia theatre of the Russian Civil War. If the community would not mind, I could publish here translations of documents from Russian State Military Archive.
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« Reply #26 on: February 13, 2012, 03:08:45 PM »

Good evening, ladies and jentlemen.

I'd recommend these books:

The Spy Who Disappiared. Diary of a Secret Mission to Russian Central Asia in 1918 by Reginald Teague-Jones.
Operations in Persia 1914-1919 by F.J. Moberly
On Secret Patrol in High Asia by L.V.S. Blacker
Beyond the Frontiers (The Biography of Colonel F.M. Bailey) by Arthur Swinson

I'm a student and researcher and interested in Trans-Caspia theatre of the Russian Civil War. If the community would not mind, I could publish here translations of documents from Russian State Military Archive.

Yes please!!! Grin
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« Reply #27 on: February 13, 2012, 06:29:19 PM »

I'm a student and researcher and interested in Trans-Caspia theatre of the Russian Civil War. If the community would not mind, I could publish here translations of documents from Russian State Military Archive.
That would be great. Please take care of Copyrights.
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« Reply #28 on: May 05, 2015, 09:49:47 PM »

Hello gentlemen,

Various books for the Russian Civil War :

- The Russian Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921: An Annotated Bibliography by Jonathan Smele
- Russian Sideshow: America's Undeclared War, 1918-1920 by Robert L. Willett
- Interventions alliées pendant la guerre civile russe, 1918-1920 by Jean-David Avenel, Economica, 2001 - 224 pages (only in french)
- Nestor Makhno--anarchy's Cossack by Alexandre Skirda
- The Russian Civil War, 1918-22 by David Bullock, Osprey Publishing, 2008
- The Russian Civil War (1): The Red Army by Mikhail Khvostov, Osprey Publishing, 1 juil. 1995
- The Russian Civil War (2): White Armies by Mikhail Khvostov, Osprey Publishing, 1997
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« Reply #29 on: May 05, 2015, 11:50:15 PM »

Does anyone have a downloadable version of alioshins asian odyssey at all? Its public domain but I cannot find a single downloadable copy anywhere, I can't be dealing with reading an online version via laptop when I'm on the go/toilet reading.
Cheers in advance.
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