One Man against the Empire: The Faqir of Ipi and the British in Central Asia on the Eve of and during the Second World War

@article{Hauner1981OneMA,
  title={One Man against the Empire: The Faqir of Ipi and the British in Central Asia on the Eve of and during the Second World War},
  author={Milan L. Hauner},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1981},
  volume={16},
  pages={183 - 212}
}
  • M. Hauner
  • Published 1 January 1981
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
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