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ResearchFurther as a social scientist it "IS WONDERFUL TO READ A DIFFERENT "wonderful to read a ifferent on the Victorian era It is so fascinating to see a common person uestion her surroundings and challenge her status It reminds you that while an era may have had norms and traditions they Were Not Unuestioned It Is not unuestioned It is fantasticIt is also amazing to see how India once was especially compared to what we know is merely 25 years away Absolutely incredibleThat being said the writing could have been engaging A first person perspective could have helped Further a extensive epilogue on Lilah would have been helpful She is the person you grow to love in the book what happens to her Is she happy in her new marriageOverall if you enjoy India or first hand accounts this is a good book for you. Ale Ruler the Begum of Bhopal Her A Primer On The History And Philosophy Of Education diary shows hereepening awareness of the ambivalence of certain maharajahs towards British Rule even while she is being entertained royally in their lakeside palaces Her Irish upbringing gives her an instinctive feeling for the mixture of their longing for independence and an affection for the mother country The book is
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Read & Download A Glimpse of EmpireA wonderful account of the pageantry marking the Raj s water mark
but a little too brief A mildly look the intersection of prea little too brief A mildly interesting look the intersection of pre War British culture and pre Independence India told from the point of view of a middling aristocratic young woman who travels to India for the Royal Durbar in 1911 Very little analysis but I Nieco Inna Historia Cywilizacji Dzieje Bankw Bankierw I Obrotu Pieninego didn t buy it for that Mostly I bought it for the pictures which are uite interesting The book is a small thing but it shines a penlight into a tiny little corner of much bigger framework and is therefore uniue and illuminating A fascinating extract from the privateiary of Lilah Wingfield Born the aughter of Viscount Powerscourt and the granddaughter of the Earl of Leicester she escaped a confined life as companion of her widowed. A GLIMPSE OF EMPIRE is the story of a young Anglo Irish beauty's visit to Delhi for the 1911 Royal Durbar where a new King George V is to be proclaimed Emperor to reinforce the loyalty to the Crown of India's ruling Princes For a fortnight of relentless ceremony unheard of extravagance and For a fortnight of relentless ceremony unheard of extravagance and military spectacle in the setting of a vast Tented City complete with its own farms railway telegraph. ,
Mother to attend the 1911 Coronation Durbar In DelhiThis Book Covers Her Experiences In DelhiThis book covers her experiences in and is an extraordinary account of a vanished world Her sympathies were with the Indian Princes than with the colonial powers and her social position opened
doors to allow her to see the lives of some of the Princes In particular her friendship withto allow her to see the lives of some of the Princes In particular her friendship with Begum of Bhopal allowed her to see behind the oors of the Zenana and life the veil of purdah I enjoyed this book especially as an exercise but it certainly could have been better writtenFirst off hat s off to the writer who found and put words to her grandmother s The Bonemender The Bonemender 1 diary The exercise is beautiful Anyone who enjoys familial history will enjoy this book The pictures also are a great helpYou can also tell the authorid extensive. And post offices Lilah Wingfield meets many of the most remarkable colonial characters of the Teamwork Means You Cant Pick The Side Thats Right day including some of the foremost Indian Princes vying to stage the most lavishisplay to prove their Op Mijn Hoofd devotion to the Raj As the tents areismantled Lilah travels through India to
the angerous Khyber Pass on the Afghan border to Rajasthan to the gory sites of the Mutiny anddangerous Khyber Pass on the Afghan border to Rajasthan to the gory sites of the Mutiny and stay with India's only fem.