Call of Empire: From the Highlands to Hindostan

Call of Empire: From the Highlands to Hindostan

by Alexander Charles Baillie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773551244
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 11/13/2017
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author


Alexander Charles Baillie is chancellor emeritus of Queen’s University, former chair and chief executive officer of TD Bank. He lives in Toronto.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Maps, Illustrations, and Family Trees xiii

1 Culloden's Children 3

2 No Great Mischief 18

3 Eastward Ho! 31

4 Baillie-ki-Paltan 47

5 Brothers in Arms 68

6 Affairs of the Heart 83

7 A Council of Incompetents 106

8 Command at Pondicherry 138

9 Disaster 154

10 Imprisonment and Death at Seringapatam 176

11 Homeward Bound 211

12 Brain Fever in Baghdad 229

13 Estrangement 251

14 John of Leys and the Acquisition of Bundelcund 264

15 Margaret and the Anglo-Indian Elmores 288

16 The Resident at Lucknow 300

17 Dismissal 313

18 Retribution 334

19 Dissolution 350

Epilogue 361

Colonial and Current Place Names 367

Cast of Supporting Characters 369

Glossary of Anglo-Indian and Scottish Terms 409

Notes 413

Bibliography 443

Index 451

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