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ISEA sig 01 Aug 2011 19:48 #63

  • N Curnow
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Herewith the references for background reading mentioned at the last meeting:
Non-Fiction:
COTTON: East Indiamen by Sir Evan Cotton (1949)
GREENBERGER: The British Image of India by Allen J.Greenberger (1969)
HIBBERT: The Great Mutiny (India 1857) by Christopher Hibbert (1978)
HOUGH: Mountbatten - Hero of Our Time by Richard Hough (1980)
REID: Commerce & Conquest: History of the HEICo. by C.LeStock Reid (1947)
SPEAR: Master of Bengal: Clive & his India by Percival Spear (1975)
Historical Fiction:
BARR: The Memsahibs - the Women of Victorian India by Pat Barr (1976)
BARTRUM: A WIDOW'S REMINISCENCES OF THE SIEGE OF LUCKNOW BY KATHERINE BARTRUM (1858)
DEVI: A Princess Remembers - the Memoirs of the Maharani of Jaipur by Gayati Devi & Santha Rama Rau.
FOWLER: Below the Peacock Fan - the first ladies of the Raj by Marian Fowler (1987)
KAYE: The Sun in the Morning by M.M.Kaye (1990)
MORROW: Highness: The maharajahs of India by Ann Morrow (1987)
NEWBY:Slowly down the Ganges (1966)
I'm sure there are lots more, but these were the ones I read & enjoyed. The list grows as passing time lends perspective.
Norma Curnow.
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ISEA sig 06 May 2012 16:30 #410

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The book "The Raj" by Donald H. Robinson was loaned to Merrilyn who cannot remember who loaned it to her. If you are this person can you make contact by going to the ISEA page on the WAGS webpage and sending an email via the convenor hot link on that page.

thank you

Robert
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