Books tagged: gurkhas

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Gurkhas in the Mist - a coast-to-coast walk across the Highlands
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 'Gurkhas in the Mist' ex-Gurkha officer John Archibald relates in sometimes hilarious fashion the story of his 8-day, 200-mile, coast-to-coast walk across the Scottish Highlands with six serving Gurkha soldiers in aid of the Gurkha Welfare Trust. The book will appeal to readers interested in travelogues, hill walking, the Scottish Highlands, Scottish history and military history.
The Religious Life of the Gorkhalis of Myanmar
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You set the price! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
Gorkhalis (people of Nepali origins, mostly Hindus and Mahayani Buddhists) have lived in Myanmar since the late 1800s. They came with the British Army and fought through the World Wars, then stayed on in the aftermath. This essay explores some of the recent conflict created by newly converted Hinayana Buddhists who are trying to convert faith-based communities to their own religious ideology.
Zeitgeistlyrik: Im Schatten des Himalaya
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 19,940. Language: German. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In seiner Anthologie von Lyrik geht es zum Teil um politische Lyrik über den Krieg in Nepal, das traurige Schicksal der nepalesischen Bevölkerung, die Wiederentstehung von Neonazismus in Deutschland, Liebe und Frauenleiden. Seine bikulturelle Perspektive bereichern seine Gedichte, die herzzerreissend und traurig sind. Wenn er von ‚Heim’ spricht, kehrt er immer wieder zu seinem Herkunftsland.
Better A Friend Than A Foe!
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Pre-release—available October 31, 2014. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
An interesting, factual account of just one NATIONAL SERVICEMAN'S experiences during his service in Malaysia during 1951-1953, a period within the MALAYAN EMERGENCY.