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(NAPIER, Charles, Sir). LAMBRICK, H.T. Sir Charles Napier and Sind. Oxford : at the Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press, 1952. First Printing. Pp. (8),-402, portrait frontispiece, + 2 folding maps at rear. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A survey of Sir Charles James Napier's (b. August 10, 1782, London; d. August 29, 1853, Portsmouth) activitiesin India, and in particular the Sind [Sindh] province, in what is now Paki stan. It includes information relating to his, the British East India Company's, and the Raj's efforts to consolidate power in the region after the battles of Miani and Hyderabad versus the Talpur and Sindhi peoples. Contents: Part I: 1. The Prelude, 1782-1842: a. Charles Napier, 1782-1830; b. Sind,1782-1838; c. Charles Napier, 1930-41; d. Sind, 1838-42; e. Charles Napier , 1841-2. 2. Politics, 1842-3: a. Preliminaries, September-November 1842; b. Intelligence, Diplomacy, the Turban of Upper Sind; c. Imamgarh; d. Final negotiations and the march on Hyderabad. 3. Generalship, 1843: a. Miani; b.Hyderabad. 4. Administration, 1843-4. Part II: 5. Politics, 1843-7: a. Pre liminary skirmishes; b. The defence of the position; c. The Turban once more; d. Sind in Westminster; E. Repercussions in India. 6. Generalship, 1843-7. 7. Administration, 1844-7. 8. The Aftermath. With index. Ex-library (spine sticker; stamp verso title page; sticker residue to front pastedown), else a very good, tidy copy. 50.00
Title: Sir Charles Napier and Sind. First Edition.
Publisher: Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1952,:
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