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A British tale of Indian and foreign service : the memoirs of Sir Ian Scott, edited by Denis Judd

Label
A British tale of Indian and foreign service : the memoirs of Sir Ian Scott
Title
A British tale of Indian and foreign service
Title remainder
the memoirs of Sir Ian Scott
Statement of responsibility
edited by Denis Judd
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This memoir describes a time when Britain's global standing was coming increasingly under threat. From the comparative security of the 1930s, Ian Scott takes us into the uncertainties of a post-war world. At this time, the British Empire, fatally weakened during the Second World War, faced dismemberment and collapse as the Cold War gathered pace. In the process, we follow Scott's career from his schooldays in Trinidad to the north-west frontier of India, from Delhi to Beirut, from the Sudan to Norway." "With wry humour, and including material not before made public, A British Tale of Indian and Foreign Service sheds light on the day-to-day routine of imperial administration as well as providing insights into the unfolding of great historical events."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
WHE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1909-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Scott, Ian
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Judd, Denis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diplomats
  • Civil service
  • Colonial administrators
  • Diplomatic and consular service, British
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Scott, Ian
Label
A British tale of Indian and foreign service : the memoirs of Sir Ian Scott, edited by Denis Judd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Editor's Preface
  • Maps
  • Editor's Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • India
  • 1.
  • Early Years.
  • p. 11
  • 2.
  • Passage to India.
  • p. 30
  • 3.
  • Daily Round.
  • p. 37
  • 4.
  • North-West Frontier of India: 1940-41.
  • p. 57
  • 5.
  • British Policy on the Frontier.
  • p. 75
  • 6.
  • Chitral, a Different World.
  • p. 94
  • 7.
  • War and Peshawar.
  • p. 112
  • 8.
  • 'Willingly to School': Principal of Islamia College.
  • p. 126
  • 9.
  • Viceroys and Independence: Wavell and Mountbatten.
  • p. 139
  • Pt. II.
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Service
  • 10.
  • Finland Interlude.
  • p. 161
  • 11.
  • Lebanon Before the Troubles Began.
  • p. 178
  • 12.
  • Imperial Defence College.
  • p. 194
  • 13.
  • 'Tumbled House', the Congo.
  • p. 198
  • 14.
  • Sudan, Post-imperial Transition.
  • p. 202
  • 15.
  • To Norway by Sail: George Brown and Diplomacy.
  • p. 222
  • 16.
  • Suffolk but no Retirement: Business, Local Government, Schools and Sailing.
  • p. 240
  • Index.
  • p. 271
Control code
42243539
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 287 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781860643804
Lccn
99462399
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
A British tale of Indian and foreign service : the memoirs of Sir Ian Scott, edited by Denis Judd
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Editor's Preface
  • Maps
  • Editor's Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • India
  • 1.
  • Early Years.
  • p. 11
  • 2.
  • Passage to India.
  • p. 30
  • 3.
  • Daily Round.
  • p. 37
  • 4.
  • North-West Frontier of India: 1940-41.
  • p. 57
  • 5.
  • British Policy on the Frontier.
  • p. 75
  • 6.
  • Chitral, a Different World.
  • p. 94
  • 7.
  • War and Peshawar.
  • p. 112
  • 8.
  • 'Willingly to School': Principal of Islamia College.
  • p. 126
  • 9.
  • Viceroys and Independence: Wavell and Mountbatten.
  • p. 139
  • Pt. II.
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Service
  • 10.
  • Finland Interlude.
  • p. 161
  • 11.
  • Lebanon Before the Troubles Began.
  • p. 178
  • 12.
  • Imperial Defence College.
  • p. 194
  • 13.
  • 'Tumbled House', the Congo.
  • p. 198
  • 14.
  • Sudan, Post-imperial Transition.
  • p. 202
  • 15.
  • To Norway by Sail: George Brown and Diplomacy.
  • p. 222
  • 16.
  • Suffolk but no Retirement: Business, Local Government, Schools and Sailing.
  • p. 240
  • Index.
  • p. 271
Control code
42243539
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 287 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781860643804
Lccn
99462399
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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