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Remains of the Raj : the British legacy in India

Author: Antony Wild
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This beautiful book charts the history of the British Raj in India and follows on from Antony Wild's successful book The East India Company.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Wild
ISBN: 0007114281 9780007114283
OCLC Number: 47354933
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Definitions, Apologies, Acknowledgements 6 CHAPTER V: INFRASTRUCTURE 144 --
Preface 8 Railways, Bridges & Roads 146 --
Maps 10 Telegraph & Post 166 --
Irrigation 168 --
CHAPTER I: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE 14 River Ferries 170 --
From Trade to Territory 16 Lines on the Map 172 --
From Company to Crown 32 --
CHAPTER VI: REST & PLAY 178 --
CHAPTER II: TRADE 44 Hill Stations I80 --
Traders & Colonists 46 Sport 188 --
Tea 54 Hunting 194 --
Opium 68 Clubs I96 --
Shops & Markets 74 Newspapers 202 --
CHAPTER III: THE ARMED FORCES 78 CHAPTER VII: GOVERNMENT & EDUCATION 206 --
The Company Era 80 New Delhi 208 --
The Great Game 92 Language 216 --
The World Wars 106 Education 226 --
Navy & Air Force 110 Anglo-Indians 232 --
CHAPTER IV: RELIGION & REMEMBRANCE 116 Epilogue 234 --
Churches 118 Index 236 --
Graveyards 126 --
Museums & Heritage I36.
Responsibility: Antony Wild.
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