Begums Thugs and White Mughals

To read Fanny Parkes is to go as close as one can to early colonial India, in all its violence and beauty.

Begums  Thugs and White Mughals

Begums Thugs and White Mughals

To read Fanny Parkes is to go as close as one can to early colonial India, in all its violence and beauty.

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Begums, Thugs and White Mughals
Language: en
Pages: 361
Authors: Fanny Parkes, Fanny Parkes Parlby, William Dalrymple
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Eland & Sickle Moon Books

To read Fanny Parkes is to go as close as one can to early colonial India, in all its violence and beauty.
Begums, Thugs and Englishmen
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Fanny Parkes Parlby
Categories: India
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Penguin Books India

Fanny Parkes, Who Lived In India Between 1822 And 1846, Was The Ideal Travel Writer Courageous, Indefatigably Curious And Determinedly Independent. Her Delightful Journal Traces Her Journey From Prim Memsahib, Married To A Minor Civil Servant Of The Raj, To Eccentric Sitar-Playing Indophile, Fluent In Urdu, Critical Of British Rule
Begums, Thugs & Englishmen
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Fanny Parkes
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-04-08 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Fanny Parkes, who lived in India between 1822 and 1846, was the ideal travel writer"courageous, indefatigably curious and determinedly independent. Her delightful journal traces her journey from prim memsahib, married to a minor civil servant of the Raj, to eccentric sitar-playing Indophile, fluent in Urdu, critical of British rule and
Inscribing South Asian Muslim Women
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Tahera Aftab
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: BRILL

Offers an annotated source for the study of the public and private lives of South Asian Muslim women.
The Feringhees
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Elizabeth Hamilton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-21 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

A stiff upper lip, steely eyes and a cold heart is often how the English imperialist is pictured in popular imagination. Drawing from memoirs, commentaries and family letters, Elizabeth Hamilton brings forth an alternative portrayal of her ancestors, Sir Robert Hamilton and Sir William Barton. Their careers in India are

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