Colonial india

Delve into the fascinating history of Colonial India and discover the impact of British rule. Uncover stories of struggle, resilience, and cultural exchange during this pivotal period in Indian history.
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Anyone wanting a picture of what life was really like for the wives of the men who ran the Raj in the second half of the 19th century might find this book of household advice fascinating, writes KATHARINE WHITEHORN.

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The first half of the 19th-century was a tipping point for British imperial presence in the Indian subcontinent. No longer preoccupied with the chase of conquest, the focus had moved to colonial rule. This led to the opportunity for increased geographical and cultural exploration, and with it scope for understanding the diverse landscapes, languages, buildings…

Mae's Food Blog: "Chocolate, Women and Empire" Livingston, Livingstone, Urban Ideas, Colonial India, Beyond The Border, French Colonial, British Soldier, It Goes On, South Asia

The title Chocolate, Women and Empire: A Social and Cultural History sounded like an outstanding possibility for a book! When I read it, though, I found it a bit disappointing, as it's a very narrow academic study of the former Rowntree chocolate enterprise in York, England. The book, which was originally the PhD thesis of author, Emma Roberson, has two main research sources: Interviews with women who worked at the Rowntree plant before it was acquired by Nestle in 1988. A very limited study…