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Warrior gentlemen : "Gurkhas" in the Western imagination

Author: Lionel Caplan
Publisher: Providence : Berghahn Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gurkhas, Nepali soldiers serving in the British and Indian armies, have inspired a considerable literature about their character, quality, and exploits under British command, much of it written by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lionel Caplan
ISBN: 1571818529 9781571818522
OCLC Number: 31167682
Description: ix, 181 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction: Discovering Gurkhas --
Ch. 2. Gurkhas at Home: The ecology of military service --
Ch. 3. Officering Gurkhas: The culture of command --
Ch. 4. Representing Gurkhas: The rhetoric of martiality --
Ch. 5. Courageous Gurkhas: The making of warrior gentlemen --
Ch. 6. Conclusion: Gurkha fictions and political realities.
Other Titles: Warrior gentleman ...
Gentlemen warriors
'Gurkhas' in the Western imagination
Responsibility: by Lionel Caplan.

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