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Author Lebra, Joyce C

Title Women Against the Raj : the Rani of Jhansi Regiment
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), 2008


Description 1 online resource (156 pages)
Contents Preliminary pages; 1. The Historical Rani; 2. Bengali Nationalism; 3. Bengali Women Revolutionaries; 4. Subhas Chandra Bose; 5. The Indian National Army; 6. Volunteers from the Malayan Rubber Estates; 7. The Rani of Jhansi Regiment; 8. Deployed to Burma; 9. After the War; 10. Conclusion; Epilogue: The Impact of INA on Post-War Malaya; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary This is a ground-breaking history of the Rani of Jhansi Regiment, part of the Indian National Army led by Bengali revolutionary Subhas Chandra Bose during World War II. The Regiment, a hitherto forgotten part of "the Forgotten Army", was composed largely of teenage volunteers from Malayan rubber estates, girls who had never seen India yet were eager to enlist to liberate India from colonial bondage. Bose, creator of the Regiment, connected a historical thread extending from the original Rani ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Bose, Subhas Chandra, 1897-1945
Lakshmibai, Rani of Jhansi, 1828-1858.
Bose, Subhas Chandra, 1897-1945.
Lakshmibai, Rani of Jhansi, 1828-1858.
Indian National Army
Indian National Army.
World War, 1939-1945 -- India
Women revolutionaries -- India
Women revolutionaries.
Junge Frau
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008339702
ISBN 9789812308108