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Last Children of the Raj, 1.

Author: Laurence Fleming; Mark Tully
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris & Co., 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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What was it like to be a child of the British Raj in India, and to leave an often exciting and exotic Indian childhood in what must have seemed like a golden age, for the duration of a destructive war? And then to return to an India which had changed radically, often tragically, and for the good? What was it really like to be part of expatriate life behind the scenes of Paul Scott's 'Jewel in the Crown'? In 'Last  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fleming, Laurence.
Last Children of the Raj, 1.
London : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., ©2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Fleming; Mark Tully
ISBN: 9780857714220 0857714228
OCLC Number: 710975449
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction. The British Raj; Glossary; 1. Madras; 2. Southern Princely States; 3. Bombay; 4. North West Frontier Province and Baluchistan; 5. Kashmir; 6. The Punjab; 7. The United Provinces of Agra and Oudh; 8. The Central Provinces and Bihar; 9. Bengal; 10. Assam and Burma; Appendix of Authors.
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What was it like to be a child of the British Raj in India, and to leave an often exciting and exotic Indian childhood in what must have seemed like a golden age, for the duration of a destructive war? And then to return to an India which had changed radically, often tragically, and for the good? What was it really like to be part of expatriate life behind the scenes of Paul Scott's 'Jewel in the Crown'? In 'Last Children of the Raj', Laurence Fleming, like Mark Tully, one of the 'last children', brings together a vivid and delicately-etched collection of individual memories of children born b.

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