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The captivity, sufferings, and escape of James Scurry Who was detained a prisoner during ten years, in the dominions of Hyder Ali and Tippoo Saib

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  • 102 Nombre de pages
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Texte du rabat James Scurry was a British soldier and memoirist. He was held captive by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan for 10 years (17... Lire la suite
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James Scurry was a British soldier and memoirist. He was held captive by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan for 10 years (1780-1790) at Seringapatam. He had been kept as a prisoner, first at Bangalore and then moved to the Seringapatnam ( modern day name is Srirangapatnam) fort. After his escape from Tipu's army, in Chitradurg (called Chitterdroog) he reached an English camp. He prepared a narrative of his captivity in 1794, but it was not published until 1824, after his death. This book are his memoir's which relates the sufferings and treatment of the captured English soldiers, Mangalorean Catholics, and other prisoners of war by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan, the rulers of the Kingdom of Mysore in India.

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Titre: The captivity, sufferings, and escape of James Scurry Who was detained a prisoner during ten years, in the dominions of Hyder Ali and Tippoo Saib
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Code EAN: 9789386686459
ISBN: 9386686457
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Alpha Editions
nombre de pages: 102
Poids: 140g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T5mm
Année: 2017