Strain K., `Chinese Central Asia`
Material posted: Publication date: 02-10-2013

The book presents the most extensive province, China Xin-Jiang. Sir Clarmont Strain (1888-1974) was a British diplomat, an expert on Persia. From 1922 to 1924 served as British Consul General in Kashgar.

Traveler and Amateur photographer who worked under diplomatic cover, was engaged in topographical exploration in Xinjiang - an area where England sought a foothold for their troops directly at the borders of the USSR, at the time, prepared conditions for the separation of this region from China. The book gives the picture not only of the nature of this then remote region of China, but ethnographic sketches and the balance of political forces Xing Jiang. With illustrations.

Publisher: The young guard
Year: 1935

Tags: Central Asia , geopolitics , China