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Mr. Kipling"s Army

All the Queen’s Men

by Byron Farwell

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Army -- Military life,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 19th century,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementByron Farwell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU767 .F37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4101047M
      ISBN 100393013863
      LC Control Number80015504

      Kipling Handbags, Backpacks & Luggage are wardrobe favourites worldwide. Affordable & functional, they’re a lifestyle essential. Shop now for free delivery! Born in Stratton, Cornwall, he joined the Bengal Army and later served in the Nepal War between – In , his first posting in Central India was as in charge of Narsinghpur District. He was subsequently elevated to the rank of Captain in , and in assumed charge of Jubbulpore District (now Jabalpur).

      Given Kipling's personal focus on education, it doesn't surprise us that Kim portrays youth (and specifically, boyhood—there aren't a lot of girls in Kipling's works) as a really positive part of life, as a time of courage, flexibility, cleverness, and creativity. Questions About Youth. In terms of his age, Kim is a youth in this book. A Second Book of Words: ‘In aid of recruiting’]. Among young men longing to enlist and serve King and Country was the Kiplings’ son, John. As Hugh Brogan states - to the Kipling society in - ‘He was an entirely typical specimen of the young men who rushed to arms in at their country’s call.’.

      Mr Kiplings Army B Farwell W.W. Norton and Co Pub pages ISBN ISBN The Victorian Army at Home Alan Ramsay Skelley McGill-Queen's University Press Pub pages ISBN ISBN The Late Victorian Army Edward M Spiers Manchester University Press Pub pages. Kim Summary. Once upon a time (because at its heart, Kim is a fairy tale), there was an orphan boy named Kimball O'Hara, Kim for short. In fact, this isn't just any old fairy tale time: this book takes place specifically around the late s in British India. (For more on this time period, check out the "In a Nutshell" and "Setting" sections.).


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A superb book. I had a rather vacant weekend recently and fortunately this book arrived a day before. Superb, highly entertaining stories on the pre-World War I British Army covering subjects as diverse as discipline, officers, enlisted men, religion, women (there were few of them-wives, sweethearts, prostitutes), drink (there was way too much of that), the importance of regimental loyalty /5.

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The outrageous, but often glorious, story of Britain's pre-World War I Army. This is an upstairs-downstairs view of the Victorian-Edwardian army, one of the world's most peculiar fighting forces. The battles it fought are household words, but the idiosyncracies and Brand: Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations ; 20 cm: Contents: A peculiar little army --The regimental system --Regimental customs, character and possessions --Officers and I: officers --Officers and II: gentlemen --Other ranks: beef, beer and lust --Discipline --Attitude, beliefs and.

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An eye-opening, extravagant, always lively look at a peculiar British institution&#;the Victorian-Edwardian army that was eclipsed by various reforms and died forever at the first battle of Ypres in World War I.

These were the ""real,"" the professional British soldiers, moss-bounds who wore customs, traditions, and habits like heavy armor.

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John Kipling (17 August – 27 September ) was the only son of British author Rudyard the First World War his father used his influence to get him an army commission, despite his having been decisively rejected for poor eyesight.

His death at the Battle of Loos caused his father immense ance: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Kipling's army. Norton, First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Item # ISBN: First Edition, First Printing.

Dust jacket and book are clean, has a very good binding, no marks or notations. The Jungle Book () and Just So Stories () give the wit and wisdom of the animals who can talk. The stories of Mowgli, a man-cub who was the central character in The Jungle Book, brought Kipling great popularity in England and the United States.

The school where Kim, hero of Kipling’s book, was educated, is based on elite La Martiniere College. Kolkata The Victoria Memorial is a vast white marble shrine to Author: Stephen Mcclarence.

Kipling's son, John, was one of those keen to join the British war effort in Barred from the navy because of his poor eyesight, John was forced to use his father's connections to get a.

Kim, 13, a lonely, British orphan boy, born in India, his widowed father, was in Queen Victoria's army, but he died, a hopeless, pathetic, drunk.

Kim's full name is Kimball O'Hara, the poorest of the poor, who lives mostly, in the slum streets of Lahore, the Punjab (now part of Pakistan)/5.

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