'When the War Began We Heard of Several Kings': South Asian Prisoners in World War I Germany (Hardback)
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'When the War Began We Heard of Several Kings': South Asian Prisoners in World War I Germany (Hardback)

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Hardback 273 Pages / Published: 01/10/2017
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The book is a moving account of about two thousand South Asians mostly sailors and soldiers from villages in Bengal, Nepal, the Northwest Frontier and Punjab, who were held for years in German prison camps. They attracted the close attention of army officers, diplomats and secret agents, of emigrant revolutionaries of India, of German artists, academics and industrialists. The book introduces and makes available rich German archives as yet unknown to the non-German speaking world.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138103719
Number of pages: 273
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm

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