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Description of "IMPRISONED IN INDIA"
This true story covers three contintents * It concerns the adventures of an educated South African, who was captured by the British during the Boer war (1899-1902) * The prisoner of war (POW) was imprisoned in what was then British India. Whilst in Captivity, he visited Indian localities such as Madras, Trichinopoly, Kolar, Amritsar, and Bangalore. Being observant, he made notes on what he experienced. His observations form the centrepiece of this book * The POW's descriptions of Bangalore in 1901 are particularly detailed, and will fascinate anyone who knows the city today * This book will appeal to anyone interested in the histories of South Africa and/or India *
About the author(s)
Adam Yamey was born in London in 1952, son of South African parents. He lives in London with his Indian born wife. Educated at Highgate School and University College London, he is a retired dental surgeon, an active author, a blogger, and a regular visitor to Bangalore and other places in India. Author of two books about South African history, Adam has also written several books about the Balkans and India. His latest book, "Ideas, Bombs, and Bullets", describes the Indian freedom fighters including Krishnavarma and Savarkar who congregated in London at the beginning of the 20th century