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Women of the Raj

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British -- India,
  • Women -- Great Britain,
  • Women -- India,
  • India -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-244) and index.

    StatementMargaret MacMillan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS428 M28 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22767246M
    ISBN 100500014205, 0500278989

    MARGARET MacMILLAN is the renowned author of Women of the Raj, Stephen Leacock (Extraordinary Canadians series), and the international bestsellers Nixon in China and Paris Six Months That Changed the World, which won the Governor General’s Award and the Samuel Johnson is also the author of The Uses and Abuses of History/5(64). "Women of the Raj" is a splendid book that gives us a glimpse into the intrepid women who constituted "the Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India;" the women who dwelt in a fascinating but tenuous bubble that burst with Indian independence/5(68).

    "Women of the Raj" is a splendid book that gives us a glimpse into the intrepid women who constituted "the Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India;" the women who dwelt in a fascinating but tenuous bubble that burst with Indian independence/5.   Reviewer: Jq - favorite favorite favorite favorite - Ma Subject: Women of the Raj Very interesting history of British women and families in India. PreviewsPages:

    The apparent glamour of the Indian Raj continues to fascinate long after the British quit the subcontinent. But along with the beauty of the Indian landscape and the privilege of servants and holidays in hill stations, British women in that vanished world faced challenges and fears that came from being an alien ruling minority. - Buy Women of the Raj book online at best prices in India on Read Women of the Raj book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(65).


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I was drawn to this book not only because. “A marvellous book [Women of the Raj] successfully [re-creates] a vanished world that continues to hold a fascination long after the sun has set on the British empire.” –The Globe and Mail “MacMillan has that essential quality /5(4).

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