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In The Raj at War we hear the myriad voices of ordinary Indian people, from the first Indian to win the Victoria Cross to the three soldiers imprisoned as `traitors to the Raj' who returned to a hero's welcome, from the nurses in Indian General Hospitals to labourers and their families in remote villages.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
In The Raj at War we hear the myriad voices of ordinary Indian people, from the first Indian to win the Victoria Cross to the three soldiers imprisoned as `traitors to the Raj' who returned to a hero's welcome, from the nurses in Indian General Hospitals to labourers and their families in remote villages.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Vintage Publishing
  • Seitenzahl: 432
  • Erscheinungstermin: 2. Juni 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 200mm x 131mm x 29mm
  • Gewicht: 326g
  • ISBN-13: 9780099542278
  • ISBN-10: 0099542277
  • Artikelnr.: 44546858
Autorenporträt
Yasmin Khan is a British writer and historian. She is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Kellogg College. Her first book, The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan, won the Gladstone Prize from the Royal Historical Society in 2007 and was longlisted for the Orwell Prize in 2008.
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"Exceptional...balances analysis, history and human compassion in a narrative that leaves one shaken" Juliet Nicolson, 5 stars Daily Telegraph