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Maharajah of Bikaner, India : India.

Author: Hugh Purcell; Alan Sharp
Publisher: London : Haus Publishing, 2011.
Series: Makers of the Modern World.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Bikaner was Oone of the last Indian princes to play an important part in global politics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Purcell, Hugh.
Maharajah of Bikaner, India : India.
London : Haus Publishing, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Purcell; Alan Sharp
ISBN: 9781907822117 1907822119
OCLC Number: 767498193
Description: 1 online resource (206 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Prologue: 1919; Part 1; The Maharaja of Bikaner and theIndian Princes; The Indian Army in the First WorldWar; SP Sinha and the Indian NationalCongress; The Imperial War Cabinet andConference, March-May 1917; The Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms; Part 2; The Call to Peace; India and the League of Nations; The Paris Peace Conference --
Indiaand the Ottoman Empire; Part 3; Reform and Revolt, 1919-24; Towards Independence: the Rise ofthe Congress Party; Towards Independence: Bikaner andthe Fall of the Princes; Notes; Chronology; Further Reading; Picture Sources; Index; Info.
Series Title: Makers of the Modern World.

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The 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,  Read more...

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The Maharaja of Bikaner traces the political life of Maharaja Ganga Singh who ruled the Rajput desert state of Bikaner in northwestern India from 1898 to 1942. During his lifetime Indian nationalist Read more...

 
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