9780543011015

The Heart of a Continent.

Book format: ePub. Elibron Classics. Digitized replica of 1896 edition by John Murray, London.

This is an illustrated edition.
Oversize maps are available as a free download.
ISBN 9781421265513 paperback
ISBN 9781421265506 hardcover

Product Description

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband, (31 May 1863 – 31 July 1942),  was a British Army officer, explorer, and spiritual writer. He is remembered chiefly for his travels in the Far East and Central Asia; especially the 1904 British expedition to Tibet, which he led, during which a massacre of Tibetans occurred, and for his writings on Asia and foreign policy. Younghusband held positions including British commissioner to Tibet and President of the Royal Geographical Society.