Mr. Kipling"s army

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Great Britain. -- Army -- Military life, Great Britain -- History, Military -- 19th century, Great Britain -- History, Military -- 20th ce
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I had a rather vacant weekend recently and fortunately this book arrived a Mr. Kiplings army book 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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Kipling's army. [Byron Farwell] -- 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. 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.

Mr. Kiplings army book 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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Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ /5(22). 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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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.

Rudyard Kipling (Wikimedia) If: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years, by Christopher Benfey (Penguin Press, pp., $28) B ack in the Dark Ages I used to ponder the name “Kipling. On SeptemSecond Lieutenant John Kipling of the British army, the only son of Nobel Prize-winning author Rudyard Kipling, is killed at.

Fishpond Australia, Mr. Kiplings Army by Byron FarwellBuy. Books online: Mr. Kiplings Army,d: W W Norton & Co Ltd. It’s easy to imagine “If—” as a great modernist title. Terse, mysterious, hesitant, it could have introduced a Williams fragment full of precarious gaps and leaps, or an Auden riff on the As You Like It line about evasive speech: “Much virtue in If.” Instead the title belongs to Rudyard Kipling, to the yearand to a didactic poem that remains a classic of righteous certitude.

Rudyard Kipling was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist, best known as the author of The Jungle Book. He was also the embodiment of British Imperialism at a time when the British Empire was at or near its peak.

Victorian stoicism taught that emotions resulted in errors of judgment which were destructive.

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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 – Inhis first posting in Central India was as in charge of Narsinghpur District.

He was subsequently elevated to the rank of Captain inand 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.).I bought a fat, American cloth-bound note-book, and set to work on an Inferno, into which I put, under appropriate torture, all my friends and most of the masters.

This was really remunerative because one could chant his future doom to a victim walking below the windows of the study which I with my two companions now possessed.A Choice of Kipling's Verse, made by T.

S. Eliot, with an essay on Rudyard Kipling is a book first published in December (by Faber and Faber in UK, and by Charles Scribner's Sons in U.S.A.). It is in two parts. The first part is an essay by American-born British poet T.

S. Eliot (), in which he discusses the nature and stature of British poet Rudyard Kipling ().