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- BRITISH INDIA, THE RAJ, INDIA AFTER INDEPENDENCE

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PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ, Allen Charles  Edited By
1 Allen Charles Edited By PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ
Futura, London 1988 0860074552 / 9780860074557 Card Cover Excellent 18cm 
That extraordinary world of crows and dust sunsets, of dinner parties that started with anchovy toast and ended seven courses later with little glass bowls full of water and hibiscus flowers to wash the fingers in, of cane chairs on club verandahs, and damp sugar full of ants, of shining Indian rivers and beautiful women, pure nostalgia and irresistible. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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FORGOTTEN ARMIES  Britain's Asian Empire and The War with Japan, BAYLY CHRISTOPHER AND HARBER TIM
2 BAYLY CHRISTOPHER AND HARBER TIM FORGOTTEN ARMIES Britain's Asian Empire and The War with Japan
Pengion UK 2005 0140293310 / 9780140293319 Card Cover Very Good 20 Cm 
A gripping account of the the war that tore Asia apart between 1941 and 1945 as Japan invaded Singapore and swept through British ruled territories to India. Includes b/w photographs taken at the time. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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CHILDREN OF THE RAJ, Brendon Vyvyen
3 Brendon Vyvyen CHILDREN OF THE RAJ
Phoenix Books, Uk 2006 075382082x / 9780753820827 Card Cover Very Good Ex-Library 20 Cm 
Ex Library with library stamps with removable protective cover. Vyvyen Brendon has drawn on a wealth of original sources and interviews to present the life of British children who grew up in India during the time of the British rule. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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CAPTIVES    The Story of Britain's Pursuit of Empire and How Its Soldiers and Civilians Were Held Captive By the Dream of Global Supremacy, 1600-1850, Colley Linda
4 Colley Linda CAPTIVES The Story of Britain's Pursuit of Empire and How Its Soldiers and Civilians Were Held Captive By the Dream of Global Supremacy, 1600-1850
Pantheon Books - New York 2002 0375421521 / 9780375421525 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 25 Cm 
A very well researched and presented text, the author draws on a range of narratives by men and women of different social and ethnic backgrounds from the early seventeenth centuary to the Victoria era and uses these extraordinary tales to trace the changing boundaries of Britain's pursuit of empire and its shifting attitudes toward Islam, slavery, race and American revolutionaries. 
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MOUNTBATTEN AND THE PARTITION OF INDIA    March 22-August 15, 1947, Collins Larry and Lapierre Dominique
5 Collins Larry and Lapierre Dominique MOUNTBATTEN AND THE PARTITION OF INDIA March 22-August 15, 1947
New Delhi Vikas Publishing House P/L 1982 0706917871 / 9780706917871 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 25 Cm 
Both book and dust jacket in very good condition. Dust Jacket is unclipped with original price. Book has crisp white pages, tight binding and no foxing, names etc. Written by respected authors this is an account of the last days of the Raj in India. It is a unique combination of personal interviews with Lord Mountbatten and of a selection of personal and official ducuments from the Mountbatten archives. This well researched and presented text is supported by b/w photographs taken at the time. 
Price: 120.00 AUD
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WHITE MUGHALS   Love & Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India, Dalrymple William
6 Dalrymple William WHITE MUGHALS Love & Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India
Harper Collins, London 2002 0002256762 / 9780002256766 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
A remarkable story involving secret assignations, court intrigue, harem politics, religious disputes and espionage. Full page colour plates. Book has slight stain to compressed page edge, not affecting internal pages. Heavy book Comprehensive Index and Reference notes. 
Price: 44.00 AUD
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WHITE MUGHALS   Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India, Dalrymple William
7 Dalrymple William WHITE MUGHALS Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India
Harper Collins, London 2002 0002256762 / 9780002256766 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
"In White Mughals, William Dalrymple discovers a world almost entirely unexplored by history and places at its centre a compelling tale of love, seduction and betrayal." Includes very detailed and well researched factual accounts of the time and the text is supported with diagrams, photographs and full page colour illustrations. 
Price: 44.00 AUD
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8 Fyans Peter CAPTIVITY, SLAVERY AND SURVIVAL AS A FAR EAST POW
Pen & Sword Military, UK 2012 1848846223 / 9781848846227 2nd Edition Hard Cover New Book New Book and Dust Jacket NEW BOOK 24 Cm Heavy Book Over 500 Gms
Fergus Anckorn was conscripted into the army in 1939 when World War 11 broke out, and was posted to Singapore in 1942 . Captured by the Japanese he was put to work on the infamous "Death Railway". This is his story and his survival under extreme difficulties. 
Price: 47.00 AUD
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THE DISPUTED V.C.  A Tale of the Indian Mutiny, Gibbon Fred P.
9 Gibbon Fred P. THE DISPUTED V.C. A Tale of the Indian Mutiny
London Black and Sons 1st Edition Hard Cover Good-fair 19cm Stanley L. Wood 
1903 estimated as book undated. Award Certificate in front, also undated 
Price: 44.00 AUD
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INDIA CALLING   An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking, Giridharadas Anand
10 Giridharadas Anand INDIA CALLING An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking
Henry Holt and Company, New York 2011 0805091777 / 9780805091779 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent 24 Cm 
A contemporary look at modern India. The Author returns to the land of his ancestors, amid an unlikely economic boom. He was interested less in its gold rush than in its cultural upheaval, as a new generation has sought to reconcile old traditions and customs with new ambitions and dreams. This is a fascinating, insightful look into the social and cultural lives of the modern India. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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BRITISH SCULPTURE AND THE COMPANY RAJ    Church Monuments and Public Statuary in Madras, Calcutta and Bombay to 1858, Groseclose Barbara
11 Groseclose Barbara BRITISH SCULPTURE AND THE COMPANY RAJ Church Monuments and Public Statuary in Madras, Calcutta and Bombay to 1858
Associated University Presses NJ 1995 0874134064 / 9780874134063 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 29cm 
Barbara Groseclose examines British public statuary and church monuments in India.Beginning with a brief history of the East India Company, the first chapter describes the physical settings for which the sculptures were intended and gives a short but colourful account of British life and death in India during the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century. Subsequent chapters concentrate on the manner in which sculptural imagery rewarded financial and military success, established the notion of service as a benefit to Indians or encouraged the study of Indian languages and literatures. Illustrated with photographs of every work treated in the text, the majority of which have never been reproduced. Includes bibiliography and extensive index as well as notes. 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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IN THE WAKE OF THE RAJ;   Travels in 1950s India, Higgins Desmond
12 Higgins Desmond IN THE WAKE OF THE RAJ; Travels in 1950s India
Melrose Books, UK 2009 1906561419 / 9781906561413 1st Edition Hard Cover As New As New 20 Cm Inscription and Signature of Author
In the Wake of the Raj takes the reader behind the scenes, providing a look at grass roots, at village life, social mores and conflicts as well as at some of the political issues. The emphasis is on North India with glimpses of Pakistan and Nepal. Includes b/w photographs taken by the author. Both of historical and social interest in the history of India's development post Raj. 
Price: 23.00 AUD
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THE FIGHT FOR MALAYA   The Jungle War of Maurice Cotterill, Holder R.W.
13 Holder R.W. THE FIGHT FOR MALAYA The Jungle War of Maurice Cotterill
Editions Didier Millet KL 2007 9814217204 / 9789814217200 1st Edition Hard Cover As New As New 22.5cm 
A gripping chronicle of one man's survival in a period of chaos and deprivation, before the post war progress of Malaysia towards independence and a new era. 
Price: 79.00 AUD
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14 James Lawrence MUTINY In the British and Commonwealth Forces, 1797-1956
Buckand Enright, London 1987 0907675700 / 9780907675709 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24cm 
Based on intensive reserach from official sources, contemporary papers and first-hand accounts some of it never published before here at last is a compassionate and readable study of a shamefully concealed phenomenon. From Spithead mutiny of 1797, the revolt of Sudanese troops in Uganda in 1898 to the British forces in Etaples in 1917. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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RAJ the Making and Unmaking of British India, James Lawrence
15 James Lawrence RAJ the Making and Unmaking of British India
Little Brown & Company UK 1997 0316640727 / 9780316640725 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent/very Good Very Good 20cm 
Very well researched and presented narrative of the British in India. Includes many b/w photographs, maps and an extensive Index and Notes section. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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16 Keay John THE GREAT ARC
Harper Collins, London 2000 0002570629 / 9780002570626 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent 22cm 
Excellent condition. The dramatic Tale of how India was mapped and Everest was names.Includes photographs, line drawings and maps. Astounding adventure and gigantic personalities is here told in detail for the first time. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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THE OPIUM WAR   Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China, Lovell Julia
17 Lovell Julia THE OPIUM WAR Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China
Picador, Australia 2011 1742610528 / 9781742610528 1st Edition Card Cover Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
The Opion War is both the story of modern China starting from this first conflict with the West and an analysis of the country's contemporary self image. It explores how China's national mythis mould its interactions with the outside world, how public memory is spun to serve the present and how delusion and prejudice on bht sides have bedevilled its relationship with the modern West. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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IMPERIAL SUNSET  Frontier Soldiering in the 20th Century, Lunt James
18 Lunt James IMPERIAL SUNSET Frontier Soldiering in the 20th Century
Macdonald, London 1981 0345045288 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 24cm 
A first hand account of frontier soldiering in war and peace in the 20th century. An account which recalls the experiences of officers and NCO's seconded from the British Army to serve on loan to such locally enlisted forces as the Iraq Levies, the King's African Rifles, the Sudan Defence Force and the Burma Rifles. Includes many b/w photographs supporting the text. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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DUST AND STEEL, Mercer Patrick
19 Mercer Patrick DUST AND STEEL
Harper, London 2011 0007302746 / 9780007302741 1st Thus Card Cover Very Good 20cm 
In India Anthony Morgan is faced with putting down an uprising and is given command of a company of soldiers whose loyalties he feels are suspect. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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TOURNAMENT OF SHADOWS    The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia, Meyer Karl and Brysac Shareen
20 Meyer Karl and Brysac Shareen TOURNAMENT OF SHADOWS The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia
Little Brown and Company UK 2001 0316855898 / 9780316855891 1st UK Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 25 Cm 
The classic Great Game, the nineteenth century struggle between Britain and Russia for mastery of Central Asia and which took on new life after the Russian Revolution as the Americans joined in, and which continues today in the covert attempts to master the Caspian Sea and its oil riches. The whole story is told here in a flowing narrative crammed with revealing detail, drawing on newly opened archives and recent research. It is a canvas filled with memorable men and women, taking the reader over Himalayan passes and through the world's deadliest deserts. 
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