Indian Tales of the Raj
By (author) Zareer Masani
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Indian Tales of the Raj by Zareer Masani
Book DescriptionAs rich and varied as India itself, these accounts bring to the reader the Indian perspective on the British Raj. Included are the memories and experiences of more than fifty Indian men and women who worked under the British, made friends with them, and then fought to throw them out. They describe the role of apprentice under the sahibs, the complex racial barriers that divided the rulers from the ruled, the Western education which eventually encouraged rebellion, and the ways in which liberal British political arguments were turned against the Raj by nationalist campaigns to force the British to quit India.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520071278
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 12-Nov-1990
Country of Publication: United States
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Thomas Macaulay always inspired both admiration and hostility. He introduced English education to India, creating a class of westernised Indians often reviled as 'Macaulay's children', but today many former 'Untouchables' literally worship him as their liberator from caste tyranny. This title tells his story.
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