Books Published
Following are the important publications brought out by the Foundation so far:

1.
   
AFGHANISTAN FACTOR IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH ASIAN POLITICS
Edited by Prof. K. Warikoo

New Delhi, Trans-Asia Informatics, 1994. 73 pp.

Content

1. Cockpit of Central Asia: Afghanistan factor in Tajikistan's Crisis 1-22
 
2. Afghanistan Crisis: Regional Implications and Impact on Pakistan's Policy 23-37
 
3. Afghan Mujahideen and Terrorism in Kashmir 38-48
49-73
     

2.
   
SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN THE HIMALAYAS
Edited by Prof. K. Warikoo

New Delhi, Har-Anand Publications, 1995. 316 pp.

Content

 
1. Ecological Evaluation of Land use system for Development Planning in the Himalayas, 17-43
  P.S. Ramakrishanan, K.G. Saxena and K.S. Rao  
     
2. Himalayas: An Eco-cultural Prespective, 44-50
  P. Kachroo  
     
3. Changing Relationship between Human Society and Aquatic Eco-systems in the Kashmir Himalayas, 51-65
  A.R. Yousuf  
     
Part II: Geopolitical Imperative  
4. Himalayas- The Geopolitical Imperatives, 69-103
  T.N. Dhar  
     
5. The Himalayan Frontier: Some Strategic Aspects, 104-111
  A.K. Ray  
     
6. The Shahidulla Affair: British Policy towards Kashmir's claims across the Karakoram, 112-124
  K. Warikoo  
     
Part III: Society and Culture  
7. Kashmir: A Crucible of Cultural Interaction, 127-139
  P.N. Pushp  
     
8. Dynamics of Change in Class Relations in Kashmir: An Agrarian-Hisrorical Prespective, 140-162
  D.N. Dhar  
     
9. The Last three centuries of Bhotias of the Himalayas, 163-178
  S.K. Pathak  
     
10. Gujjars of Himalayas: Some Reflections, 179-186
  Shamsheer Hakla Poonchi  
     
11. The Adis: A study of their origin and Migration, 187-198
  Tamo Mibang  
     
12. The Socio-cultural Pattern of Sikkim: Prespectives and Prospects, 199-216
  Aparna Battacharya  
     
Part IV: Modernisation and Change  
13. Kashmiri society: Dynamics of Social change, 219-231
  K.N. Pandita  
     
14. Impact of Modernisation on Society and Culture of Sikkim, 232-247
  Prem Singh Jina  
     
15. Delemma of Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir, 248-274
  R.P. Khatana  
     
16. Impact of Modernisation on Society and Culture of Sikkim, 275-286
  Yeshi Choedon  
     
17. mpact of Education on Socio-economic and Cultural life of Arunachal Pradesh, 287-298
  S. Dutta  
     
18. Prospects of Sustainable Development in an Encapsulated Eco-system: A Case study of Pangi Valley (Himachal Pradesh), 299-310
  D.K. Shahi  
     
  Select Bibliography 311-312
     
  Index 313-317
     

3.
 
CENTRAL ASIA : EMERGING NEW ORDER
Edited by Prof. K. Warikoo
New Delhi, Har-Anand Publications, 1995. 352 pp.


Content

SECTION I : Problems of Transition  
1. Emerging Scenario,
K.Warikoo
17-34
     
2. Paradoxes of Transition,
R.R. Sharma
35-46
     
3. The New Political Institutions of Independent Kazakhstan,
Z. Dzhunusova
and D. Balgamis
47-57
     
4. The Republics of Central Asia and the Problems of the Middle-East Integration,
G. Khidayatov
58-60
     
SECTION II : Ethnicity, Religion and Nationalism
5. Sufi Movements: Search for Identity and Islamic Resurgence,
T. Zarcone
63-79
     
6. Language and Cultrue in the Politics of Tajikistan,
K.N. Pandita
80-95
     
7. Ethno-Nationalism in Uzbekistan,
P.L. Dash
96-116
     
8. Uighurs in the Independent State of Kazakhstan,
G.I. Semyatova
117-123
     
SECTION III : Economic Potential and Prospects
9. Economic Stabilization and Structural Changes: Some Implications,
Jayashekar
127-133
     
10. Economic Transition: Issues and Problems,
R.G. Gidadhubli
134-144
     
11. Transition to a Market Economy,
Ajay Patnaik
145-165
     
SECTION IV : Regional Setting
12. Problems of Regional Security and Nuclear Proliferation,
D. Banerjee
169-192
     
13. Cockpit of Central Asia: Afghanistan Factor in Tajikistan's Crisis,
K. Warikoo
193-225
     
14. The Post-Soviet Central Asia and Russia: Emerging Contours of a Relationship,
Devendra Kaushik
226-246
     
15. Relations Between Iran and Central Asia: An Overview,
Shirin Akiner
247-273
     
16. Turkey and Former Soviet Central Asia: A Turkic Culture Area in the Making,
Gareth M. Winrow
274-298
     
17. Pakistan and the Central Asian Republics,
Surendra Chopra
299-327
     
18. Central Asian Republics and Middle-East Security,
A.K. Ray
328-338
     
19. Mongolia and Central Asia: Emerging Relations,
K. Warikoo and S.K. Soni
339-345
     
  Select Bibliography 346-348
     
  Index 349-352
     

4.
 
JAMMU, KASHMIR AND LADAKH : LINGUISTIC PREDICAMENT
Edited by Prof. P.N. Pushp and Prof. K. Warikoo

New Delhi, Har-Anand Publications, 1996. 224 pp.

Content

1. Kashmiri and the Linguistic Predicament of the State,
P.N. Pushp
13-29
     
2. Kashmiri Language: Roots, Evolution and Affinity,
S.S. Toshkhani
30-79
     
3. The Sharada Script: Origin and Development,
B.K. Kaul Deambi
80-100
     
4. The dogri Language,
Ved Kumari Ghai
101-108
     
5. Gujari Language and Identity in Jammu and Kashmir,
R.P. Khatana
109-128
     
6. Sanskritic Impact on the Speech of Ladakhi Garkhuns,
Malvika Bandyopadhyaya
129-134
     
7. The Balti Language,
Syed Mohammad Abbas Kazmi
135-153
     
8. Generic Affinity of Balti, Bodhi, Spiti & Lahuli Speeches,
S.K. Pathak
154-164
     
9. Urdu in Jammu and Kashmir,
Nishat Ansari
165-173
     
10. Hindi in Kashmir,
R.K. Sharma
174-182
     
11. Language and Politics in Jammu and Kashmir: Issues and Perspectives,
K. Warikoo
183-212
     
  Appendices 213-221
     
  Select Bibliography 222-224
     

5.
 
ARTISAN OF THE PARADISE: A STUDY OF ART AND ARTISANS OF KASHMIR
By D.N. Dhar

New Delhi, Bhavana Books & Prints, 1999. 230pp.

Content

1. Place of Kashmir Artisan in the Ancient Civilizations of the World 1-22
     
2. From the Oasis to a Mirage 23-38
     
3. The Rise and Collapse in 19th Century 39-63
     
4. Odyssy of the Shawl 64-82
     
5. Artisan of the Paradise 83-90
     
6. The Revolt 91-96
     
7. Artisans from the Vanguard 97-107
     
8. Socialist Ideas Permeate the Valley 108-118
     
9. On the Path of Progress 119-133
     
10. Handloom Weaving - Silk, Woollens and Pashmina 134-144
     
11. Carpets, Namdas and Gabbas 145-159
     
12. Embroidery, Crewel and Sozni 160-168
     
13. Papier-Mache, Wood Carving and other Crafts 169-180
     
14. Conclusion 181-190
     
  Appendices 191-212
     
  Bibliography 213-218
     
  Index 219-230
     
 

6.
 
Afghanistan: The Challenge
Edited by K. Warikoo (New Delhi, 2007, 377pp.)

Content

  Preface vii
     
  Contributors xxv
     
1. Rebuilding the Afghan State: the International Dimension 1
     
2.

Challenges to Democratization, Peace and Stability in Afghanistan

26
     
3. Problems and Prospects of Constitutional Government in Afghanistan 49
     
4. Afghan Drugs and European Markets 81
     
5. Afghanistan and Central Asia: Differentiated Challenges and Priorities in the Twenty First Century 96
     
6. US Policy Towards post-September 11 Afghanistan 110
     
7. Pakistan’s Afghanistan Policy: Post 9/11 128
     
8. In Pursuit of Strategic Depth: The Changing Dynamics of Pakistan's Afghan Policy 137
     
9. India and Afghanistan: Renewing Economic Relations 163
     
10. Afghanistan Factor in Kashmir Crisis 195
     
11. The Taliban Resurrection and the Changing Course of Afghan Civil War 227
     
12. Appendices  
     
  I. UN Security Council Resolution 1444 (2002) adopted at its 4651st meeting
on 27 November 2002
252
       
  II. Kabul Declaration on Good Neighbourly Relations, 22 December 2002 254
       
  III. Report of the UN Security Council Mission to Afghanistan,
31 October to 7 November 2003
256
       
  IV. UN Security Council Resolution 1536 (2004) adopted at its 4937th meeting on 26 March 2004 270
       
  V. UN Security Council Resolution 1589 (2005) adopted at its 5148th meeting
on 24 March 2005
274
       
  VI. UN Security Council Resolution 1623 (2005) adopted at its 5260th meeting
on 13 September 2005
278
       
  VII. Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its Causes and Consequences, on Her Mission to Afghanistan 281
       
  VIII. UN Security Council Resolution 1659 (2006) adopted at its 5374th meeting
on  15 February 2006
311
       
  IX. Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Situation of Human Rights in Afghanistan and on the Achievements of Technical Assistance in the field of Human Rights dated 3 March 2006 314
       
  X. Report of the UN Secretary General on the Situation in Afghanistan and its Implications for International Peace and Security dated 7 March 2006 339
       
 
XI.
UN Security Council Resolution 1662 (2006) adopted at its 5393rd meeting
on 23 March 2006
365
       
    Index 370
     
   

7.
 

Drugs Production and Trafficking In Afghanistan
By Deepali Gaur Singh (New Delhi, 2007, xxiii, 380pp.).

Content

Foreword v
   
Preface ix
   
Acknowledgements xvii
   
List of Maps, Graphs, Tables and Figures xxiii
   
   
1.         INTRODUCTION  

  HISTORY 1
     
  The First Afghan Empire 13
     
  The Great Game 17
     
  The First Anglo-Afghan War 18
     
  The Second Anglo-Afghan War 19
     
  AFGHANISTAN DURING THE COLD WAR PERIOD 23
     
  Afghanistan’s Growing ‘Trade’ and Relations with both Superpowers 26
     
  The Soviet Intervention and its Aftermath 27
     
  The Soviets Invade 28
     
  The Franco-American Venture and ‘Operation Mosquito’ 30
     
  THE ETHNIC FRAMEWORK 34
     
  Pashtuns 35
     
  Tajiks 36
     
  Hazaras 37
     
  Uzbeks 38
     
  Baluch 38
     
  Aimaq 39
     
  Turkmen 39
     
  Nuristani 40
     
  A PASTORAL ECONOMY 40
     
  A WAR-BASED ECONOMY 40
     
2. THE MUJAHIDEEN AND DRUG LORDS 54
     
  THE MUJAHIDEEN 57
     
  Hizb-i-Islami 58
     
  Hizb-i-Islami (Islamic Party/Khalis) 59
     
  Jamiat-i-Islami 60
     
  Ittihad-i-Islami 61
     
  Harkat-e-Inquilabi-e-Islami (Islamic Revolutionary Movement) 62
     
  The Mahaz-e-Milli Islami Afghanistan (National Islamic Front of Afghanistan) 63
     
  The Jabba-e-Nejat-e-Milli Afghanistan (Afghan National Liberation Front) 63
     
  DRUG TRADE FINANCES THE JIHAD 69
     
  FREEDOM FIGHTERS OR DRUG PEDDLERS 77
     
  THE DRUG LORDS AND THEIR MASTERS 81
     
3. THE TALIBAN– PATRONS OF THE DRUG TRADE 97
     
  THE TALIBAN 99
     
  The Initial Advance of the Taliban 107
     
  DRUGS - THE MAINSTAY OF THE TALIBAN ECONOMY 119
     
  A WELL-OILED NARCOTICS NETWORK 133
     
  The Transport Mafia 135
     
  THE POST-SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 SCENARIO 140
     
4. AFGHANISTAN – CENTRE OF NARCOTICS PRODUCTION AND DRUG TRAFFICKING 151
     
  A BACKGROUND TO REGIONAL POLITICS 158
     
  The Initial Joint Exercises 161
     
  The ISI Connection 165
     
  Growth in the Arms Trade 170
     
  The Drug Trade 173
     
  THE GROWTH IN OPIUM PRODUCTION IN AFGHANISTAN 175
     
  TRAFFICKING, REGIONAL CONSUMPTION AND ABUSE 198
     
5. DRUG MONEY AND THE ARMS TRADE 215
     
  ARMS FOR DRUGS 220
     
  The Main Trafficking Routes 227
     
  The Other Costs 231
     
  The Drugs Pipeline 236
     
  Bankers for the Jihad or ‘Bank of Crooks and Criminals International?’ 243
     
  Drugs and International Terrorism 249
     
6. IMPLICATIONS FOR REGIONAL SECURITY 267
     
  The Iranian Concern 268
     
  What it Cost Pakistan 274
     
  Implications for the Central Asian Republics and the Russian Federation 283
     
  A United Front to Combat the Drug Menace 291
     
  Trade in Precursors 295
     
  The Indian Position 301
     
  1953 Opium Protocol 308
     
7. CONCLUSION 315
     
  Maps 336
     
  Bibliography 360
     
  Index 378
     
   

8.
 

Cultural Heritage of Kashmiri Pandits
Edited by S. S. Toshkhani and K. Warikoo (Pentagon Press, New Delhi, 2009, xxviii, 364pp.)

Content

List of Illustrations Vii
   
Preface ix
   
   
   

1 Kashmiri Pandits and India’s Cultural Traditions S. S. Toshkhani 1
     
2 Kashmiri Pandits through History: From the Early Times to 1947 Tej N Dhar 22
     
3 Abhinavagupta and the Shaivite Tradition of the Sarada Desa Rajnish Mishra 34
     
4 Social Structure and Cultural Identity of Kashmiri Pandits S. S. Toshkhani 62
     
5 Religious Rituals and Ritual Arts of Kashmiri Hindus S.S. Toshkhani 84
     
6 Kashmir’s Contribution to Sanskrit Poetry and Poetics Ved Kumari Ghai 91
     
7 Some Kashmiri Pandit Historiographers Mushtaq A. Kaw 101
     
8 Shrines and Pilgrimage Places K. Warikoo 107
     
9 Amarnath – The Abode of the God of Immortality K. Warikoo 130
     
10 In Search of Roots A. R. Nazki 139
     
11 Shankaracharya and Some Kashmiri Pandit Traditions Rashnik Kher 148
     
12 Beginnings of Bhakti in Kashmir S. S. Toshkhani 157
     
13 Lal Ded and Her Spiritual Journey S. S. Toshkhani 166
     
14 Political Content in the Vaakhs of Lal Ded R L Bhat 190
     
15 The Mystic and the Romantic: Two Kashmiri Women Poets - Rupa Bhavani and Arnimal Neerja Mattoo 205
     
16 Paramanand: Devotional Raptures of Krishna Lila S.S. Toshkhani 218
     
17 Prakash Ramayana and other Works on Ramayana Theme in Kashmiri S.S. Toshkhani 233
     
18 Krishnajoo Razdan – Melodic Expression of Devotional Ecstasy S.S. Toshkhani 253
     
19 Swami Lakshman Joo: The Sage of Ishaber Jankinath Kaul ‘Kamal’ 272
     
20 Kashmiri Pandits – Originators of Pahari-Kangra School of Art P.N. Kachru 281
     
21 Kashmir’s Contribution to the Visual Imagery at Alchi Geetika Kaw Kher 292
     
22. Deodar in a Storm: Nadim and the Pantheon Braj B. Kachru 306
     
23 Kashmiri Pandits in Journalism M. L. Kak 326
     
24 Kashmiri Pandits in Retrospect and Prospect K. Warikoo 336
     
  Index 360
     
  Contributors 364
     
   

9.
 

Cultural Heritage of Jammu and Kashmir
Edited by K. Warikoo (Pentagon Press, New Delhi, 2009, xii, 338pp.)

Content

Preface v
   
Contributors ix
   
List of Plates/Photographs xi
   

1 Rock Art of ‘Northern Areas’ Muhammad Arif 1
     
2 Kashmir’s Contribution to Indian Aesthetics S .S. Toshkhani 16
     
3 Buddhist Heritage of Kashmir Advaitavadini Kaul 33
     
4 Promoting and Preserving Buddhist Tradition in Ladakh Nawang Tsering 44
     
5 Genesis and Development of Kashmir Bronzes Sunil Khosa 54
     
6 Kashmir Shaivism B. N. Pandit 64
     
7 Kashmir: The Land of Sanskrit Poetry and Poetics Ved Kumari Ghai 71
     
8 Ancient Temples of Kashmir: An Architectural Study Virendra Bangroo 83
     
9 Temple Architecture of Jammu Shivaliks Lalit Gupta 94
     
10 Influence of Advaita on Muslim Rishis of Kashmir T.N.Dhar ‘Kundan’ 101
     
11 Sufism and Rishiism in Kashmir Hamidullah Marazi 113
     
12 Mystic Poetry: Lal Ded, a Major Voice Neerja Mattoo 127
     
13 Nund Rishi: A Brief Introduction A. N. Dhar 139
     
14 Shrines and Pilgrimage Places of Kashmir K. Warikoo 149
     
15 Hazratbal: A Crescent of Faith Pirzada M. Amin 167
     
16 Sacred Springs of Jammu Shivaliks Lalit Gupta 187
     
17 Cultural Vistas in Kashmiri Folklore P.N. Pushp 200
     
18 Shia Muslims of Kashmir: An Ethno-Cultural Study Ali Mohmmad Rather 212
     
19 The Balti: A Marginal Tribe of Jammu and Kashmir B.R. Rizvi 237
     
20 Folk Heritage of Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir Javaid Rahi 248
     
21 The Dying Linguistic Heritage of Kashmiri Literary Culture and Language Braj B. Kachru 258
     
22. Role of Dogri Sanstha in Promotion of Dogri Language, Literature and Culture Lalit Magotra 286
     
23 Modern Art Movement in Kashmir P.N. Kachru 293
     
24 Unrest in Kashmir: Perceptions and Reflections in Kashmiri Literature (1980-2000) R.L. Shant 310
     
25 Kashmiriyat: The Mystique of an Ethnicity Riyaz Punjabi 320
     
  Index 334
     
   

10.
 

Central Asia and South Asia: Energy Cooperation and Transport Linkages
Edited by K. Warikoo (Pentagon Press, New Delhi, 2011, 293pp.)

Content

   
   
  Preface
vi
   
  Contributors
ix
   
PART I
ENERGY COOPERATION

1 New Geopolitics of Hydrocarbon Resources: A Eurasian Perspective Devendra Kaushik 3
     
2 Asian Energy Projects in Caspian Basin Shirin Akiner 20
     
3 Energy Resources of Central Asia and Geopolitics of Pipelines R.G. Gidadhubli 36
     
4 Yin and Yang of the Caspian Conundrum P.L. Dash 46
     
5 Russia’s Energy Policy in Central Asia: Imperatives for India Irina Morozova 59
     
6 Kazakhstan's Energy Strategy Bek Ali Yerzhan 68
     
7 Kazakhstan’s Energy Policy and Cooperation with India Oxana Dolzhikova 77
     
8 Indo-Kazakh Cooperation in Kazakhstan’s Oil and Gas Sector Yelena I. Rudenko 86
     
9 China’s Energy Cooperation with Central Asia Xu Qinhua 96
     
10 India-China Competition and Cooperation in Energy Resources Nawal K. Paswan 105
     
11 The Iran-Pakistan-India Pipeline Savita Pande 164
     
12 Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI): Pipeline or Pipedream? Mahesh Ranjan Debata 178
     
PART II
TRANSPORT LINKAGES
13 Pipelines as a “Means of Transport” for the Land-Locked Caspian Basin Martin Ira Glassner
and Avinoam Idan
195
       
14 The Great Silk Route: Historical Perspective Victor M. Mitypov 203
       
15 The Trans-Siberian Railway: Eurasian Resource M. Baldano 203
       
16 North-South Corridor: Prospects and Challenges for India Meena Singh Roy 222
       
17 Ladakh: India’s Gateway to Central Asia K. Warikoo 240
       
18 Transport Corridor between Central Asia-India through Pakistan: Possible Routes and SRMTS Neeladri Chatterjee 248
       
19 Gwadar Port: A South Asian Gateway for Central Asia? Alok Bansal 256
       
20 India and Afghanistan: Options for Access and Trade Mondira Dutta 268
       
  Index   288
       
     
   

11.
 

Cultural Heritage of Kashmiri Pandits
By S. S. Toshkhani (Pentagon Press, New Delhi, 2010, 237pp.)

Content

  Preface
V
   
  List of Illustrations
ix

1 Introduction 1
     
2 Primary Texts and Sources of Inquiry 23
     
3 Life-cycle Rituals – Childhood Samskaras 46
     
4 Mekhal or Sacred Thread Investiture 58
     
5 Marriage Ceremonies 76
     
6 Funerary and Post-funerary Rites 97
     
7 Daily Rites and other Rituals 121
     
8 Puja Rites and Festivals 152
     
9 Ritual Arts 195
     
10 Conclusions 215
     
  Bibliography 224
     
  Index 233
     
   

12.
 

Mongolia in the 21st Century: Society, Culture and International Relations
Edited by K. Warikoo and Sharad K. Soni (Pentagon Press, New Delhi, 2010, xvii, 374pp.)

Content

  Preface
v
   
  Contributors
xv

]
1 Statehood Traditions of Mongolian Nomads B. Enkhtuvshin 1
     
2 Mongolian Influence on the Ottoman Institutional Structure A. Melek Özyetgin 11
     
3 Documents Related to Mongolia in Turkish Archives and Japan-Mongolian Relations A. Merthan Dundar 22
     
4 Mongolic Elements in the Hazaragi Language of Afghanistan and their Value for Reconstructing Western Middle Mongol Andrew Shimunek 29
     
5 Nationalism and Mongols Olzvoi Battumur 46
     
6 Mongolian Language and Culture in National Identity B. Uranchimeg 51
     
7 Chinggis Khan in Literary Memory: Identity Formation in Mongolia Sindhu Rao 57
     
8 Mongolia’s National Security: Past, Present and Future Perspectives A. Tuvshintugs 71
     
9 Economic Security of Mongolia: Some Perspectives J. Gulgou 84
     
10 Women and Development in Contemporary Mongolia Maqsooda Shitoni 89
     
11 India and Mongolia Gauri Shankar Gupta 106
     
12 The Mongols and Prof. Raghuvira Lokesh Chandra 123
     
13 Links between Indian and Mongolian Literature: Some Perspectives Yü. Mönkh-Amgalan and G. Galbayar 132
     
14 Landlocked Mongolia and its Trade and Economic Cooperation with India O. Nyamdawaa 139
     
15 Trade and Investment Cooperation between India and Mongolia Nawal K. Paswan 154
     
16 Stabilising Borders: Sino-Mongolian Relations Srikanth Kondapalli 207
     
17 Contemporary Mongolia-Russia Relations Luvsan Khaisandai 228
     
18 Russia-Mongolia Relations in the 21st Century Elena Boykova 233
     
19 Mongolia-Russia Relations: Some Perspectives İlyas Kamalov 237
     
20 U.S. Policy towards Mongolia since Diplomatic Recognition in 1987 Alicia Campi 246
     
21 Bridging the Gap in Sino-Mongolian Ties: Role of Inner Mongolia Sharad K. Soni 256
     
22. Transformation of Traditional Culture in Inner Mongolia Baohua 304
     
23 Buryatia and the Idea of United Mongolian State M.N. Baldano 313
     
24 Tradition and Culture in Buryatia K. Warikoo 323
     
25 Buddhist Church in Socio-Cultural Space of Russia V.M. Mitypov 336
     
26 Tuva-Russia Relations in Historical Perspective Sharad K. Soni 346
     
27 Mongolia and Kalmykia: Past and Present Yelena B. Pokaninova359
     
28 Problems of Oralmans from Mongolia: The Migration Policy in Kazakhstan L.K. Shotbakova 364
     
  Index   371
     
   

13.
 

Adventures in Central Asia: A Hungarian in the Great Game
Edited by P.J. Marczell (Pentagon Press, New Delhi, 2007, xx, 223pp.)

Content

  Foreword by K. Warikoo
ix
   
 
Preface xi
   
 
Abbreviations xv
   
 
List of Illustrations xvii
SECTION I

A Reckless Life: Berzenczey’s Short Biography 3
     
Berzenczey’s Central Asian Venture 11
     
  The Political Background 11
     
  Berzenczey’s Novelty 16
     
  Berzenczey’s Purpose and the Model for his Search 19
     
  The Influence of Csoma de Koros 22
     
  Lead 23
     
SECTION I
     
The Articles in The Times of India, 1874 27
   
1 Introductory Editorial, 12 August 29
   
2 From St. Petersburg, through Central Asia, to Bombay, 19 August 35
     
3 Idem, 20 August 49
       
4 Idem, 21 August   63
     
5 My Arrest in Kashgar, 21 August   72
     
6 In Kashgar, 24 August   75
     
7 In Yarkand with Mr. Forsyth, 25 August   87
     
8 From Yarkand to Ladakh, 25 August   94
     
9 From Yarkand to the Karakorum, 29 August   96
     
10 Over the Karakorum, 31 August   104
     
11 Idem, 3 September   112
     
12 In Ladakh, 4 September   119
     
13 Coming down the Himalayas, 5 September   126
     
14 Closing Editorial, 8 September   132
     
15 Communication, 30 September   138
     
Appendices
     
A. Forsyth’s Official Files Concerning Berzenczey   143
     
B. Forsyth on Berzenczey (extracted from his book)   152
     
C. Criticism of Berzenczey Expressed by Forsyth in Public   154
     
D. The Melodramatic Story of Yakub Beg as told by the Ujfalvy Couple   160
     
  Bibliography   171
     
  Index   175
     
  Maps and Illustrations   183
     
     
     
   
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