Britain’s attempts to subdue the remote land of Burma, which began in the 1820s, continued throughout the rest of the 19th century without ever fully bringing the Burmese under the heel of the Raj. This volume consistes of the selected papers of the general who was in command of Burma during the war of 1852-53. As such, it does shed valuable light on a colonial campaign in a part of Asia that continues today to be an enigma to the outside world.
BURMAH LETTERS AND PAPERS (1852-53 )
An account of the Burmese War of 1852-53 from the papers of the British general who commander operations. A valuable insight into a half-forgotten war.