Gh – British Raj

Rc – Kipling – Stalky – 168 – And all to be cut up by those vile Afghans

Por |enero 23rd, 2017|

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“Impossible. It will be a tight squeeze for Sandhurst this year.”
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Rc – Kipling – The Tomb of his Ancestors

Por |marzo 24th, 2016|

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B – Sir Charles James Napier

Por |marzo 8th, 2016|

Sir Charles James Napier, GCB (10 August 1782 – 29 August 1853), was a general of the British Empire and the British Army’s Commander-in-Chief in India, notable for conquering Sindh in what is now Pakistan.

A story for which Napier is often noted involved Hindu priests complaining to him about the prohibition of Sati […]

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B – Queen Victoria

Por |octubre 15th, 2015|

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Victoria was born at Kensington Palace, London, on 24 May 1819.

She was the only daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent, fourth son of George III.

Her father died shortly after her birth and she became heir to the throne

because the three uncles who were ahead of her in the succession

– George IV, Frederick Duke of York, and William IV –

had no legitimate children who survived.

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Portsmouth

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Juan Manuel Grijalvo – Kim, de Kipling

Por |junio 7th, 2015|

Ultima Hora, FDS, 15 de marzo de 2002

Hace tiempo que eso que llaman «cultura occidental» descubrió eso otro que llaman «espiritualidad oriental». Como con tantos términos genéricos, convendría empezar definiendo lo que yo creo que son esas dos cosas. […]