The Call of Nepal: My Life In the Himalayan Homeland of Britain's Gurkha Soldiers

Cross, J P

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From the foreword by Robert D. Kaplan: <p>

“No one is more qualified to talk about the history of Nepal than Colonel John Philip Cross…. In his book, The Call of Nepal, Cross portrays his profoundly personal journal, as he terms it, rooted not only in the physical - but deeply in the mental, emotional and spiritual.<p> During his lifetime Cross has long practiced linguistic and cultural immersion in Nepal both personally, and in the context of his time with the Gurkhas in what today’s mili