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Synopsis for JW3 Himalaya class for 4th November

British Imperial Expansion


Introduction & Recap

The Great Game: Britain v Russia

Sikkim and British

Tibet: China and Britain 1720 (Chinese Invasion) -1904 (British Invasion)

Briefest of mentions of Nepal and Bhutan which will be covered in later talk


New References

Empire by Jeremy Paxman

The Honourable Company by John Keay


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