Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-West Frontier

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The story of a brotherhood of young men who together laid claim to the most notorious frontier in the world, the North-West Frontier, which today forms the volatile boundary between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Known collectively as Henry Lawrence's young men, each had distinguished himself in the Eas ...more

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Charles Allen (born 1940) is a British writer and historian. He was born in India, where several generations of his family served under the British Raj. His work focuses on India and South Asia in general. Allen's most notable work is Kipling Sahib, a biography of Rudyard Kipling. His most recent work, Ashoka: the Search for India's Lost Emperor, was published in February 2012.

Selected works
1975. Plain Tales from the Raj: Images of British India in the Twentieth Century.