Flashman and the Mountain of Light: From the Flashman Papers, 1845-46 - Appendix I, Appendix II, & Appendix III Summary & Analysis

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Appendix I, Appendix II, & Appendix III Summary

Appendix I: The Sutlej Crisis

The editor discusses the larger historical forces that caused the First Sikh War. He says that Flashman's account of the war itself is accurate, and here he examines behavior on both sides that led to what most historians call an inevitable outcome.

Appendix II: Jeendan and Mangla

The editor states that there is no way to verify all of Flashman's claims about Jeendan, but he also states that all of Flashman's claims are similar to those of other writers of the time. The editor offers a brief biographical account of the life of Jeendan, both before and after the events covered in Flashman's memoir. In reference to Mangla, he says that she was perhaps even more influential in the Lahore court than Flashman knew. She influenced rulers and...

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