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The Naga Queen : Ursula Graham Bower and her Jungle Warriors 1939-45.

Author: Vicky Thomas
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1937, Ursula Bower visited Nagaland at the invitation of a friend, and on a dispensary tour encountered the Naga people. She was so taken with their striking dignity, tribal pride and unique culture that she arranged to live among them to write an anthropological study. But she became more than an observer - living alone among them, Ursula was integrated into their village life, becoming their figurehead when in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thomas, Vicky.
Naga Queen : Ursula Graham Bower and her Jungle Warriors 1939-45.
New York : The History Press, ©2011
Named Person: Ursula Graham Bower; Ursula Graham Bower
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vicky Thomas
ISBN: 9780752477855 0752477854
OCLC Number: 794327952
Description: 1 online resource (462 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1 The Early Years; 2 Roedean; 3 The Reluctant Debutante; 4 From Kensington to India; 5 Nagaland; 6 The Fascination of the Hills; 7 Ursula --
the Anthropologist; 8 Going it Alone; 9 Black Magic; 10 The World at War; 11 Mixed Receptions; 12 In Exile; 13 Tribal Law; 14 The World Beyond the Hills; 15 Christmas and the Spirit World; 16 News from Home; 17 Cats --
Big and Small; 18 Masang; 19 War Comes to the Far East; 20 The Burma Refugees; 21 'V' Force; 22 Watch and Ward; 23 The Japanese Arrive; 24 Meeting Slim. 35 Searching for the Japanese36 The White Queen of the Nagas; 37 The Proposal; 38 Two Weddings; 39 Tibet; 40 Indian Independence; 41 Leaving Tibet; 42 Back in England; 43 From Nagaland to Scotland; 44 The Nagas in Trouble; 45 The Last Years; 46 Pilgrimage to Nagaland; Plates; Copyright.

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In 1937, Ursula Bower visited Nagaland at the invitation of a friend, and on a dispensary tour encountered the Naga people. The Nagas turned to her for leadership and with the support of General  Read more...

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