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Yadgari, or, Memories of the Raj

Henry Cubitt-Smith

Yadgari, or, Memories of the Raj

by Henry Cubitt-Smith

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Published by H. Cubitt-Smith in Saxlingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Indian Army -- Military life.,
  • India -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p175.

    Statementby Henry Cubitt-Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA842
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv,180p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15347297M
    ISBN 100951192302
    OCLC/WorldCa17727629

    Little Brown Book Group "It is a charmingly put together memoir/recipe book. It is a wonderful family document and deserves to appeal to a new generation." Eleo Gordon Random House "It is a lovely mixture of memories and cooking, and fabulous photos." Nicholas Pearson HarperCollinsReviews: 3. I won't attempt a review of a book I read (and re-read) when it was first published, but I do have fond memories of both enjoying it and being impressed by its historical detail. As a lifelong Anglo-Indian literature fan and amateur Anglo-Indian historian, authenticity and accuracy make or break a book /5().

    "An autobiographical journey of a Sephardic Jewess growing up in the Calcutta Jewish Community of colonial India in the thirties. A series of short stories accompanied by pencil sketches evokes vivid memories of childhood and adolescence under the Raj, set against a shifting background of World War II and Independence - the trams and ghora-gharries of Bentinck Street, the chants of worship.   This text explores, through the voices and memories of both the British and Indians, the drama and tensions of the years leading up to, and following, Independance. The text combines historical narrative with these interviews and presents a social history and Author: Trevor Royle.

    Savinder Raj Anand is an architect and has been teaching Architecture & Design at various Universities in India for more than 12 years. A long-distance runner with a wanderlust to explore the world, and write stories that traverse across diverse cultures. “The Raj on They make a fascinating read of the life and times of the strangers who came to our country and made it their own and left a huge mark on who we are today. One of the most amazing legacies of that time is the Indian railways and the architecture surrounding the routes, like the train stations and Circuit houses are full of amazing /5(4).


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