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Twelve Years of a Soldier's Life in India

Major W. S. R. Hodson Major W. S. R.

""Twelve Years Of A Soldier's Life In India"" is a memoir written by Major W. S. R. Hodson, chronicling his experiences as a soldier in India during the mid-19th century. The book covers a wide range of topics, including the military campaigns Hodson participated in, the customs and traditions of the Indian people, and the political and social climate of the time. Hodson was a member of the British army and served in India for twelve years, during which he was involved in several significant battles and skirmishes. He fought against the Sikh Empire, participated in the Indian Mutiny, and served in various other military campaigns. Throughout the book, Hodson provides vivid descriptions of the battles he fought in and the tactics employed by both sides.In addition to his military experiences, Hodson also writes about the culture and traditions of the Indian people. He describes the landscape and climate of India, as well as the customs and beliefs of the people he encountered. He also discusses the political and social climate of the time, including the tensions between the British and the Indian people.Overall, ""Twelve Years Of A Soldier's Life In India"" is a fascinating and detailed account of life as a soldier in colonial India. Hodson's writing is engaging and informative, providing readers with a unique perspective on a significant period in Indian and British history.""Being Extracts From The Letters Of The Late Major W. S. R. Hodson. Including A Personal Narrative Of The Siege Of Delhi And Capture Of The King And Princes. Edited By His Brother.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2006
  • Pages: 464
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.03in - 1.49lb
  • EAN: 9781428603684
  • Categories: Wars & Conflicts - GeneralMilitaryAsia - South - General