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- DescriptionThe story of the Indian soldiery in the Great War needs a new telling and one important chapter of it will be about the Maharajah of Bikaner: Dashing, autocratic and a formidable public speaker, commander his own camel corps, he fought on the Western Front and in Egypt, became the first Indian general in the British Indian army.
- Author BiographyHugh Purcell is a writer, documentary film producer and lecturer with a long-standing interest in India, the Raj and the First World War. He worked for many years producing history programmes for BBC radio and television. He is a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and an FRSA. He has visited India continuously since 1964 and knows the Bikaner family. Hugh has filmed for the BBC in India and has taken tour groups round the sites of the Indian Mutiny. Professor Alan Sharp is Provost of the Coleraine Campus at the University of Ulster. He joined the History Department at Ulster in 1971 and has been successively Professor of International Studies, a post in which he helped to set up degrees in International Studies and, later, International Politics and Head of the School of History and International Affairs. His major publications include The Versailles Settlement: Peacemaking in Paris, 1919 (1991) amongst others.
- Author(s)Hugh Purcell
- PublisherHaus Publishing Limited
- Date of Publication01/09/2010
- GenreRegional History
- Series TitleMakers of the Modern World
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintHaus Publishing Limited
- Content Notemaps, black and white photographs
- Weight421 g
- Width128 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Series Edited byAlan Sharp
- Format DetailsPaper over boards
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