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The Great Game


The struggle for control over Central Asia and Southern Asia, by Russia and Britain.

Elena Andreeva. Russia and Iran in the Great Game: Travelogues and Orientalism. Routledge. 2007. 273pp.

Martin Ewans (editor). Great Power Rivalry in Central Asia, 1842-1880. Routledge. 2006. 2400pp.

Peter Hopkirk. The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia. Murray. 1990. 562pp.

Peter Hopkirk. Setting the East Ablaze: Lenin's Dream of an Empire in Asia. Kodansha Globe. 1995. 272pp.

Edward Ingram. Commitment to Empire: Prophecies of the Great Game in Asia, 1797-1800. Clarendon Press. 1981. 431pp.

Robert Johnson. Spying for Empire: The Great Game in Central and South Asia, 1757-1947. Greenhill Books. 2006. 320pp.

Karl E. Meyer; Shareen Blair Brysac. Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia. Basic Books. 2006. 704pp. Updated edition.

Pirouz Mojtahed-Zadeh. Small Players of the Great Game: The Settlement of Iran's Eastern Borderlands and the Creation of Afghanistan. Routledge. 2004. 263pp.

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