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Women of the Raj The Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India

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ISBN-10: 0812976398

ISBN-13: 9780812976397

Edition: 2007

Authors: Margaret MacMillan

List price: $18.00
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In the nineteenth century, at the height of colonialism, the British ruled India under a government known as the Raj. British men and women left their homes and traveled to this mysterious, beautiful country-where they attempted to replicate their own society. In this fascinating portrait, Margaret MacMillan examines the hidden lives of the women who supported their husbands' conquests-and in turn supported the Raj, often behind the scenes and out of the history books. Enduring heartbreaking separations from their families, these women had no choice but to adapt to their strange new home, where they were treated with incredible deference by the natives but found little that was familiar.…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 402
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English