Soldier Sahibs : the men who made the North-West Frontier /
Charles Allen.
London : John Murray, 2000.
xii, 368 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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London : John Murray, 2000.
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Drawing extensively on the men's diaries, journals and letters, this text retells the story of a brotherhood of young men who together laid claim to India's North-West Frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.
Table of Contents
A note on the East India Company and its
introduction - the type of the conquering race - rain and sunshine in Lisburn
the land of the Afghans
respect and British soldier
first comes one Englishman - the Punjab
I am to have the making of this regiment
one well-intentioned Englishman
the name of Englishman
Huzara and its part in the second Sikh War
a field of wheat in a heavy wind - the second Sikh War and annexation
every man a fair hearing -consolidating the frontier
I have just shot a man who came to kill me
mutiny is like smallpox - the Sepoy Mutiny
like a king coming into his own
our best and bravest - the aftermath
envoi - the tombs of chieftains - in retrospect.
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