"Bravest of the brave": the making and re-making of 'the Gurkhas', 1857-2009
Rand, Gavin (2011) "Bravest of the brave": the making and re-making of 'the Gurkhas', 1857-2009. In: Northampton History Seminar, 30 Mar 2011, University of Northampton, UK. (Unpublished)
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This paper explores the history of Gurkha recruiting from the mid-nineteenth century, charting the emergence and subsequent reworkings of a discourse of Nepalese 'martial aptitude.'
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Additional Information:|| This paper was delivered at History Research Seminar on 30 March 2011, University of Northampton, UK.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Gurkha, martial race, Orientalism, Indian Army|
|Subjects:||D History General and Old World > D History (General)|
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Humanities & Social Sciences|
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Social, Political & Cultural Studies
|Last Modified:||08 May 2012 17:38|
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