Título: Imperial Warriors: Britain and the Gurkhas
Editorial: Granta Books
Año de publicación: 1999
Condición del libro: Very Good
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good
Edición: 1st Edition
Gurkhas have been recruited into the British and Indian armies since 1814-15 the year the East India Company went to war with Nepal and this study examines the many legends that have grown up around them. It puts the story of the expansion and contraction of Britain's Gurkha force into the context of Nepalese history, as well as that of the Indian and British Armies.About the Author:
Tony Gould served in the 7th Gurkha Rifles in Malaya, India and Hong Kong. Invalided out of the army with polio, he read English at Cambridge, and then went on to work as a radio producer for the BBC and as literary editor of the New Statesman & Society. His books include Death in Chile: A Memoir and a Journey, Inside Outsider: the Life and Times of Colin MacInnes and, most recently, A Summer Plague: Polio and its Survivors.
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