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Women of the Raj

MacMillan, Margaret

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ISBN 10: 0500014205 / ISBN 13: 9780500014202
Published by Thames & Hudson 1988-03-01, US, 1988
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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256 pages, b&w photos. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end paper. Light shelf-wear to dust jacket, else a clean, tight copy. Record # 464277. Bookseller Inventory # 464277

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Title: Women of the Raj

Publisher: Thames & Hudson 1988-03-01, US

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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An account of Britain's involvement in India over three and a half centuries, which focuses upon the period between 1850 and 1947 to recreate the role of the women of the Raj, drawing on their letters, memoirs, novels and from interviews with survivors. First published in 1988.

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Margaret MacMillan received her PhD from Oxford University and is now a professor of international history at Oxford, where she is also the warden of St. Antony’s College. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature; a senior fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto; and an honorary fellow of Trinity College, University of Toronto, and of St. Hilda’s College, Oxford University. Her previous books include Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History; Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World; Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India; and Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize, the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize, and the Duff Cooper Prize and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice.

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