The British in India

The British in India

An immersive portrait of the lives of the British in India, from the seventeenth century to Independence

Who of the British went to India, and why? We know about Kipling and Forster, Orwell and Scott, but what of the youthful forestry official, the enterprising boxwallah, the fervid missionary? What motivated them to travel halfway around the globe, what lives did they lead when they got there, and what did they think about it all?

Full of spirited, illuminating anecdotes… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 13, 2018)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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