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Empress : Queen Victoria and India

Author: Miles Taylor
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this engaging and controversial book, Miles Taylor shows how both Victoria and Albert were spellbound by India, and argues that the Queen was humanely, intelligently, and passionately involved with the country throughout her reign and not just in the last decades. Taylor also reveals the way in which Victoria's influence as empress contributed significantly to India's modernization, both political and economic.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Viktoria, Großbritannien Königin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miles Taylor
ISBN: 9780300118094 0300118090
OCLC Number: 1024153860
Description: xix, 388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Crown and company --
2. Warrior queen --
3. Exhibiting India --
4. 'This bloody civil war' --
5. Victoria Beatrix --
6. Queen of public works --
7. Royal tourists --
8. Queen-empress --
9. Mother of India --
10. Patriot queen --
11. Jujubilee --
12. The last years of Qaisara --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Queen Victoria and India
Responsibility: Miles Taylor.

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An entirely original account of Victoria's relationship with the Raj, which shows how India was central to the Victorian monarchy from as early as 1837  Read more...

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"Compelling and instructive reading" -Antoinette Burton, Cercles"Compact and engaging book" -Ferdinand Mount, London Review of Books"Compelling and instructive reading" -Antoinette Burton, Read more...

 
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