Days of the Raj: Life and Leisure in British India
Pramod K. Nayar
Penguin Books India, 2009 - British - 309 pages
British India generated the largest imperial archive in the world. From the stacks of administrative reports, minutes, instruction manuals, memoirs, letters, reports, cook-books and travelogues the British left behind,
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