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The Resource The last Englishmen : love, war, and the end of empire, Deborah Baker

The last Englishmen : love, war, and the end of empire, Deborah Baker

Label
The last Englishmen : love, war, and the end of empire
Title
The last Englishmen
Title remainder
love, war, and the end of empire
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Baker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follow the escalating rivalry of a pioneering geologist and an explorer/surveyor as they fell in love with the same woman and also wanted to be the first Englishman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, a quest that had become a metaphor for Britain's struggle to maintain power over India
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, Deborah
Dewey number
954/.035
Index
index present
LC call number
G246.A93
LC item number
B35 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auden, J. B
  • Spender, Michael
  • Sharp, Nancy
  • Explorers
  • Surveyors
  • Geologists
  • Mountaineering expeditions
  • British
  • British
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
The last Englishmen : love, war, and the end of empire, Deborah Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-350) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part I. To live as on a mountain: The lakes ; The steamship and the spinning wheel ; Bengali Baboo ; The thrust fault ; Triangles ; The school of art -- part II. The impersonal eye: Perfect monsters ; Goddess Mother of the world ; I spy ; The Moscow agent ; In the ice mountains ; Taking a hat off a mouse ; The truth about love -- part III. The fall of the gods: Somewhere a strange and shrewd tomorrow ; The magnified earth ; A representative Indian ; An infinite ocean of sorrow ; A boy falling out of the sky ; Incompatible gods, irreconcilable differences ; Night falls
Control code
on1002562236
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 358 pages
Isbn
9781555978044
Lccn
2017953357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
954.035 B172 ; XX-N ; [A18BP007, #28, 4@28.00, ES/cd]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1002562236
  • (OCoLC)1002562236
Label
The last Englishmen : love, war, and the end of empire, Deborah Baker
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-350) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part I. To live as on a mountain: The lakes ; The steamship and the spinning wheel ; Bengali Baboo ; The thrust fault ; Triangles ; The school of art -- part II. The impersonal eye: Perfect monsters ; Goddess Mother of the world ; I spy ; The Moscow agent ; In the ice mountains ; Taking a hat off a mouse ; The truth about love -- part III. The fall of the gods: Somewhere a strange and shrewd tomorrow ; The magnified earth ; A representative Indian ; An infinite ocean of sorrow ; A boy falling out of the sky ; Incompatible gods, irreconcilable differences ; Night falls
Control code
on1002562236
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 358 pages
Isbn
9781555978044
Lccn
2017953357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
954.035 B172 ; XX-N ; [A18BP007, #28, 4@28.00, ES/cd]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1002562236
  • (OCoLC)1002562236

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