Britain invades Afghanistan

(22 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume Persian/Farsi Writing and Culture.

British forces press forward with an invasion of Afghanistan. On 19th October, the Emir, Mohammed Yakub Khan, abdicates and surrenders to Britain.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.

Editors. "Britain invades Afghanistan". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 10 October 2015.]