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Author Gilmour, David, 1952- author.

Title The British in India : a social history of the Raj / David Gilmour.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  954.035 GIL    In Transit
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    954.035 GIL    Available
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Edition First American edition.
Description xviii, 618 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Published in Great Britain in 2018 by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, as: The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 531-578) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Part one. Aspirations. Numbers-- Motivations -- Origins and identities -- Imperial apprentices -- Voyages and other journeys -- Part two. Endeavours. Working lives : insiders -- Working lives : the open air -- The military life -- Part three. Experiences. Intimacies -- Domesticities -- Formalities -- Singularities -- At ease -- Last posts -- Envoi.
Summary Explores the lives of the British in India from the seventeenth century to Independence, profiling the everyday realities of everyday British people, including missionaries, East India Company employees, and forestry officials.
Subject British -- India -- Social life and customs.
British -- India -- History.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
ISBN 9780374116859 (hardcover) $35.00
0374116857 (hardcover) $35.00

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