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➺ [Download] ➶ Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India By margaret-macmillan ➻ – African-american-literature.co From the author of the #1 bestselling Paris 1919 a revealing portrait of Englishwomen in colonial India During Britain's rule of India the Raj women were expected to create a replica of British societFrom the author of the #1 bestselling Paris 1919 a revealing portrait of Englishwomen in colonial India During Britain's rule of India the Raj women were expected to create a replica of British society in the face of almost insuperable difficulties Exiled to a strange land surrounded by people whose language customs and religion were mysterious and for the most part alien how did these women react and live? How did they adjust if at all to life in bungalows with teams of servants to repeated moves and heartbreaking separations from their families to the heat illness loneliness and boredom to holidays in hill stations and the unforgettable Indian landscapes? Focusing in particular on the 1850s to 1947 Margaret MacMillan explores those uestions in fascinating detail drawing on the women's own letters and memoirs on novels and interviews with relatives including her own grandmother Generously illustrated the book vividly brings to life the experiences of these women exotic jolly humdrum tragic for contemporary readers.

From the author of the #1 bestselling Paris 1919 a revealing portrait of Englishwomen in colonial India During Britain's rule of India the Raj women were expected to create a replica of British society in the face of almost insuperable difficulties Exiled to a strange land surrounded by people whose language customs and religion were mysterious and for the most part alien how did these women react and live? How did they adjust if at all to life in bungalows with teams of servants to repeated moves and heartbreaking separations from their families to the heat illness loneliness and boredom to holidays in hill stations and the unforgettable Indian landscapes? Focusing in particular on the 1850s to 1947 Margaret MacMillan explores those uestions in fascinating detail drawing on the women's own letters and memoirs on novels and interviews with relatives including her own grandmother Generously illustrated the book vividly brings to life the experiences of these women exotic jolly humdrum tragic for contemporary reader.

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