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[PDF / Epub] ☄ A Glimpse of Empire By Jessica Douglas-Home – Tushna-hram.ru A GLIMPSE OF EMPIRE is the story of a young Anglo Irish beauty's visit to Delhi for the 1911 Royal Durbar where a new King George V is to be proclaimed Emperor to reinforce the loyalty to the Crown ofPDF Epub A Glimpse of Empire By Jessica Douglas Home Tushna hramru A GLIMPSE OF EMPIRE is the story of a young Anglo Irish beauty's visit to Delhi for the 1911 Royal Durbar where a new King George V is to be proclaimed Emperor to reinforce the loyalty to the Crown of A Glimpse of Empire is the story of a young Anglo Irish beauty's visit to Delhi for the Royal Durbar where a new King George V is to be proclaimed Emperor to reinforce the loyalty to the Crown of India's ruling Princes For a

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Hyber Pass on the Afghan border to Rajasthan to the gory sites of the Mutiny and to stay with India's only female Ruler the Begum of Bhopal Her diary shows her deepening awareness of the ambivalence of certain maharajahs towards British Rule even while she is being entertained royally in their lakeside palaces Her Irish upbringing gives her an instinctive feeling for the mixture of their longing for independence and an affection for the mother country The book is copiously illustrated by her own photographs

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A Glimpse of EmpireFortnight of relentless ceremony unheard of extravagance and A Glimpse MOBI imposing military spectacle in the setting of a vast Tented City complete with its own farms railway telegraph and post offices Lilah Wingfield meets many of the most remarkable colonial characters of the day including some of the foremost Indian Princes vying to stage the most lavish display to prove their devotion to the Raj As the tents are dismantled Lilah travels through India to the dangerous K

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  • Allison Glass

    Download Text ↠ A Glimpse of Empire↠ Jessica douglas-home A Glimpse of EmpireI enjoyed this book especially as an exercise but it certainly could have been better writtenFirst off hat's off to the writer who found and put words to her grandmother's dia


  • Christopher Raper

    Download Text ↠ A Glimpse of Empire↠ Jessica douglas-home A Glimpse of EmpireA fascinating extract from the private diary of Lilah Wingfield Born the daughter of Viscount Powerscourt and the granddaughter of the Earl of Leicester she escaped a confined life as companion of her widowed mother to attend the 1911 Coronation Durbar in DelhiThis book covers her experiences in India and is an extraordinary account of a vanished world Her sympathies were with the Indian Princes than with the colonial powers and her social position opened doors to allow her to see the lives of some of the Princes In parti


  • Michael

    Download Text ↠ A Glimpse of Empire↠ Jessica douglas-home A Glimpse of EmpireA mildly interesting look the intersection of pre Great War British culture and pre Independence India told from the point of view of a middling aristocratic young woman who travels to India for the Royal Durbar in 1911 Very little analysis but I didn't buy it for that Mostly I bought it for the pictures which are uite interesting The book is a small thing but it shines


  • Vikas Datta

    Download Text ↠ A Glimpse of Empire↠ Jessica douglas-home A Glimpse of EmpireA wonderful account of the pageantry marking the Raj's high water mark but a little too brief