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British intelligence on the North-West Frontier, 1901-1949 1 edition

British intelligence on the North-West Frontier, 1901-1949
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British intelligence on the North-West Frontier, 1901-1949
India Office political and secret reports on tribes and terrorism

Published 2008 by IDC Publishers in Leiden, The Netherlands .
Written in English.

About the Book

"... The materials in this collection document British attempts to impose 'order' on the tribal territories.... The files describe imperial struggles with jihadist movements, and show how local leaders were able to stay out of British hands. The material covers the period 1901 to 1949, from the creation of the 'North-West Frontier Province' to 1949, by which time the Province had become an administrative region of Pakistan.... The collection, drawn from the files of the India Office Political and Secret Department archives in the British Library, consists of detailed secret and confidential reports from Frontier Agents in all the border areas, usually submitted on a weekly basis. In addition there are intelligence reviews and summaries produced by the Intelligence Bureau in Peshawar." --Publisher's Web site.

Table of Contents

BIN-1. Memoranda of information on North-West Frontier affairs, 1901-1911 (fiche 1-26)
BIN-2. Intelligence diaries, 1911-1930 (fiche 27-126)
BIN-3. Annual reports and arrangements for intelligence gathering, 1922-1942 (fiche 127-137)
BIN-4. Weekly intelligence diaries and summaries, 1931-1947 (fiche 138-256)
BIN-5. Waziristan disturbances, 1937-1949 (fiche 257-343).

Edition Notes

Finding aid available online at publisher's Web site.

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Library of Congress
DS392.N67, Microfiche 2009/15

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343 microfiches
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