INDIA-L ArchivesArchiver > INDIA > 2007-11 > 1194970142
From: "Harshawardhan_Bosham Nimkhedkar" <>
Subject: [INDIA] ''The luck of the south'' Re: Seringapatam 1780-1784;The Hon John Lindsay
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 21:39:02 +0530
----- Original Message ----- From: "Sylvia Murphy"
Of interest to any list members whose ancestors were caught up with Mysore Wars and became
victims of Hyder Ali will be this diary of The Hon John Lindsay who was a prisoner of Hyder Ali at Seringapatam. :
And while on this, the following piece published last Sunday, might also be of some
academic interest - though it's not genealogical.
According to this writer, the War with Tipoo was the last war that was ever fought
in South India. For the last 200 years, this region has remained unaffected by the
aftermaths of bloody wars and battles that were fought elsewhere in India - and in
fact throughout the rest of the world.
The luck of the south
by RAMACHANDRA GUHA
*** No other part of India, or the world, has been free of war for 200 years.***
--- Harshawardhan_Bosham Nimkhedkar
|[INDIA] ''The luck of the south'' Re: Seringapatam 1780-1784;The Hon John Lindsay by "Harshawardhan_Bosham Nimkhedkar" <>|