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Three stories of the raj

by Ved Mehta

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Published by Scolar Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 -- Fiction.,
    • India -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ved Mehta ; illustrations by Zahid Sardar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.M425 T5 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62 p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2717018M
      ISBN 100859677222
      LC Control Number86010174
      OCLC/WorldCa13525189

        For all their posturing and weighty pretences, the Indian elite’s life of letters is still strangely beholden to the British In February , the young Claude Levi-Strauss took a ship from Marseilles to Santos. At the end of the journey, a journey mirroring so many made over the past years from the First World Continue reading "The Literary Raj". A fascinating account of the invention of fingerprinting in colonial India and the story of how the technique was exported back to Victorian England. Opening with the first case in a British criminal court to use the radical new technique of fingerprinting to identify the perpetrators of crime in this riveting book takes us back to the origins of fingerprinting in India.5/5(1).

        The title of the new book by James Crabtree, “The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age,” suggests that India has now come .   Kolkata, August West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar claimed on Sunday the Raj Bhavan had been placed under surveillancean action he .

        A story about three young women travelling to India in the last days of the British Raj has beaten bestselling chick lit author Cecelia Ahern's latest book to be named Romantic novel of the year. Charles Allen's collection of stories about the British Raj in India by those who lived it is a wonderful insight into an often turbulent period of both British and Indian history. With first-hand accounts by the men an women who were a part of the Raj, Allen presents us with a kalidescope of exactly how it was in India in the early part of the.


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Three stories of the raj by Ved Mehta Download PDF EPUB FB2

The concept of publishing a Mehta work in a special edition arose naturally; and the author chose three stories with different characters and events, each revealing an aspect of boyhood in India under the British raj.

Working in Wilson’s studio at the time was Zahid Sardar, a graphic artist from Bombay, and he was eager to illustrate the book. Three Stories of the Raj: Includes Four Hundred and Twenty, The Music Master, Sunset (SIGNED)Book Edition: Limited. Stories of the Raj: From Kipling to Independence Paperback – February 1, by Saros Cowasjee (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback5/5(1).

Genre/Form: Fiction History Historical fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mehta, Ved, Three stories of the raj. Berkeley: Scolar Press, [?]. Stories Of The Raj book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.

This Listopia includes novels which feature the experiences of India and Indian people under British dominion. Fiction, historical fiction, romance and mystery inclusions are welcome as long as the British Raj-Indian experience is paramount throughout the story.

Please do not include books simply because they are set in India. No non-fiction. Soldier of the Raj (James Ogilvie Book 3) Kindle Edition by Philip McCutchan (Author) › Visit out of 5 stars Another gripping read from this master story teller.

Do read the books in order. Highly recommended. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Novem /5(54). The Jewel in the Crown, originally published inis the first Three stories of the raj book the Raj Quartet, the sweeping epic that looks at the collapse in the s of British rule in India.

It was followed by The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence, and A Division of Spoils. --Jonathan s:   Peshawar was the last outpost of the Raj facing the deadly Khyber Pass and the rugged Afghan hills. And it was in these hills that trouble was brewing on an unprecedented scale.

The attack would come from a Pathan warrior, Nashkar Ali Khan, incited by the word of the Sadhu, a holy man awaiting the sign of Mahomet to mobilise an army which could Reviews:   F or the past five years I have been bewitched by the story of the British in India.

It started with my rediscovery of my grandmother’s family, the Lows of Clatto, who for more than a century. I needed an audio book to keep me busy during stupid tasks and chose this one because it was 16 hours long.

Raj is about the life and times of Jaya, the daughter of the Maharaja of Balmer; it’s a story that starts before her birth in the 19th century and ends late in her life in the post-partition 20th century.

Jaya’s personal story is /5. The Raj Quartet is a four-volume novel sequence, written by Paul Scott, about the concluding years of the British Raj in India. The series was written during the period – The Times called it "one of the most important landmarks of post-war fiction.".

Back of the Book ‘Ghosts don't require passports. They can turn up without pa pers in the most unexpected places!’ Over the years, Ruskin Bond’s interest in the supernatural has led him to collect ghost stories from all over the world. In this collection, he presents a picture of a 'haunted India', as seen and described by British writers, officials and travellers during the nineteenth.

Ideologies of the Raj examines how the British sought to justify their rule over India. The author argues that two divergent strategies were devised to legitimate their authority: the one defined characteristics which the Indians shared with the British themselves, while.

From all the reviews i've read of "Raj" I cant identify with any one of them and I think thats the same for all the other reviewers. I personally loved the story of "Raj". It was rich with vivid images and completely engrossed me from the day i started reading s: The story I liked most was "The Tea-Party," an excerpt from Mulk Raj Anand's novel Coolie.

The only one of these authors I had read before was R.K. Narayan. Saros Cowasjee provides a nice introductory essay, and the biographical blurbs are helpful/5(2).

Raj Whitehall is the name of the lead character in the famous series written by author S.M. Stirling, The General series. The series is based on the military science fiction genre and was created by author David Drake, who gave an outline to the novels of the series along.

His Tales and Legends from India, Angry River, Strange Men, Strange Places, The Blue Umbrella, A Long Walk for Bina and Hanuman to the Rescue are also available in Rupa paperback. The Ruskin Bond's Children's Omnibus has been a firm favourite with young readers for several years. This book has two faces.

The first, adventures of Sherlock Holmes visiting India in The other: word pictures of life during the Raj. The two combined give the author license to paint a wide. “Ghost Stories from the Raj” is a collection of 14 narratives and has a mix of all categories of the supernatural.

From Bhoots to Prets to the exotic Munjias to the quite unheard of Panther-Men, this book takes you on a colourful and roller coaster ride to a haunted British India. History books across India are filled with grand stories of the Indian independence struggle.

Turn to any page of those books and you'll find tales of brave men and women who stood in .PLAIN TALES FROM THE BRITISH EMPIRE gathers together Charles Allen's best loved books on the British experience across the Empire: PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ, TALES FROM THE SOUTH CHINA SEAS and TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT.

These vivid stories and recollections give an evocative and unique glimpse into the lost days of the Empire across India, Africa and the territories Reviews: 1. Other stories like The Haunted Village, The Return of Imray, The Old Graveyard at Sirur, Chunia, The Summoning of Arnold, Panther People, Caulfield's Crime and The Pool are also included in this s: