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The Skull of Alum Bheg

The Life and Death of a Rebel Of 1857

The Skull of Alum Bheg( )
Author: Wagner, Kim
ISBN:978-0-19-087023-2
Publication Date:Mar 2018
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
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In 1963, a human skull was discovered in a pub in Kent in south-east England. A brief handwritten note stuck inside the cavity revealed it to be that of Alum Bheg, an Indian soldier in British service who was executed during the aftermath of the 1857 Uprising, or The Indian Mutiny as historians of an earlier era described it. Alum Bheg was blown from a cannon for having allegedly murdered British civilians, and his head was brought back as a grisly war-trophy by an Irish officer...
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Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Military
History / Asia / India & South Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 5.8 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds

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