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“The Indian soldiers were desperately homesick, they longed to go home and who can blame them?” – Shrabani Basu

Basu, Shrabani and Campion, Sonali (2017) “The Indian soldiers were desperately homesick, they longed to go home and who can blame them?” – Shrabani Basu. South Asia @ LSE (20 Feb 2017). Blog.

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Abstract

Journalist Shrabani Basu has authored multiple books on the shared histories of India and Britain. Ahead of her recent talk in the South Asia Centre’s Colony as Empire series, she spoke to Sonali Campion about her research on the largely forgotten Indian soldiers who fought in World War I, and on Noor Inayat Khan, the first female radio operator in Nazi-occupied France in World War II.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2017 11:57
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 11:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74567

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