Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds

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Between Two Worlds: A Rajput Officer in the Indian Army, 1905-21 describes two societies in early twentieth century colonial Indiaa€”the British governmental and military society and the regional Rajasthan aristocracy. The book portrays the pioneering experiences of Captain (later Major-General) Amar Singh, an aristocrat of Jaipur State, in the peacetime cantonments of Mhow (1906-14) and New Delhi (1918-19), on the Western and Mesopotamian fronts of World War One, and on the Northwest Frontier (1919-21) during the Pathan uprising. Singh's personal story, revealed through his diary, details Indo-British cultural collaboration.... of Lord Hardinge of Penshurst, K. G., C. B., G.C.B., G.C.S.I., G. C. M.G., G. C. V. O., LL.D (London: John Murray, ... Apparently this unit was the 27th Light Cavalry, formerly 2 Madras Lancers. See the regimental ... A contemporary handbook was the Field Service Manual Native Silladar Cavalry (Provisional Edition. Calcutta:anbsp;...

Title:Between Two Worlds
Author:DeWitt C. Ellinwood
Publisher:University Press of America - 2005


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