Until the last century this was the world's largest and most valuable diamond.
In 1887, Queen Victoria celebrates fifty years on the throne.
This is the name for a devotee of the religion Sikhism that begins in India in the sixteenth century.
This is where Flashman is sent as a spy before the war between the Khalsa and the British.
This is an informal name for the British East India Company, which controls most of India at the time the novel is set.
This is the Punjabi military. Unlike other Asian armies, this military force is trained by European mercenaries and functions in many ways like a European army.
This is the capital of Punjab.
These people are traditionally from Afghanistan.
This is a city in northwest India near the Sutlej River. At the time of the...
This section contains 411 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)