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Empire families : Britons and late imperial India

Author: Elizabeth Buettner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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What was life like for the British men, women, and children who lived in late imperial India while serving the Raj? Empire Families examines this British overseas community by looking at a series of families, their lives in India, and their travels back to Britain. Focusing for the first time on the experiences of parents and children alike, and including the Beveridge, Butler, Orwell, and Kipling families,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Buettner, Elizabeth.
Empire families.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004301766
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Buettner
ISBN: 9780191530326 0191530328 1280846755 9781280846755
OCLC Number: 252674174
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 310 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Making 'British-Indians': children, family traditions of Indian service, and cycles of migration --
Danger and pleasure at the bungalow: British children at home in India --
'Not quite pukka': schooling in India and the acquisition of racial status --
Separations and the discourse of family sacrifice --
Sent home to school: British education, status, and returns overseas --
From somebodies to nobodies: returning home to Britain and perpetuating overseas connections.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Buettner.
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What was life like for the British men, women, and children who lived in late imperial India while serving the Raj? Empire Families examines this British overseas community by looking at a series of families, their lives in India, and their travels back to Britain. Focusing for the first time on the experiences of parents and children alike, and including the Beveridge, Butler, Orwell, and Kipling families, Elizabeth Buettner uncovers the meanings of growing up in the Raj. and an itinerant imperial lifestyle. - ;What was life like for the British men, women, and children who lived in late impe.

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