The Prisoner of Kathmandu

The Prisoner of Kathmandu

Brian Hodgson in Nepal 1820–43

Haus2015

Hardback304pp Illustrated232x155mm

9781910376119     Product Code: 509610

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Posted to Kathmandu as a junior officer, Brian Hodgson found himself in a delicate position as relations between Britain and Nepal became hostile. This biography tells how he learned the Nepalese language, studied Buddhism and natural history, and helped to negotiate peace with the mountain kingdom.

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