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Shimla-The Summer Capital of the British Raj in India By Students' Academy
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Introduction ....... History of Shimla....... Geography ....... Climate ..... Economy ...... Administration ...... Demographics ..... Culture ...... Education..... Interesting Places in... More > Shimla .... The Mall.... Christ Church-The Ridge ..... Jakhu Hill ...... Shimla State Museum..... Indian Institute of Advanced Study.... Summer Hill..... Annandale....... Tara Devi... Sankat Mochan..... Jingo ...... Mashobra.... Kufri ..... Chharabra...... Naldehra.... Chail ...... Arki ..... Tatapani..... Sanjauli..... Transport... Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills ..... Do''s and Don''t in Shimla and Malini..... DONTs .... DOs< Less
Shimla-The Summer Capital of the British Raj in India By Students' Academy
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Introduction ....... History of Shimla....... Geography ....... Climate ..... Economy ...... Administration ...... Demographics ..... Culture ...... Education..... Interesting Places in... More > Shimla .... The Mall.... Christ Church-The Ridge ..... Jakhu Hill ...... Shimla State Museum..... Indian Institute of Advanced Study.... Summer Hill..... Annandale....... Tara Devi... Sankat Mochan..... Jingo ...... Mashobra.... Kufri ..... Chharabra...... Naldehra.... Chail ...... Arki ..... Tatapani..... Sanjauli..... Transport... Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills ..... Do''s and Don''t in Shimla and Malini..... DONTs .... DOs< Less
The Last of the Heaven Born - Memories of the Raj By Vincent Ellis Davies OBE ICS
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The personal account of one of the last British officials tasked with administering India before and leading to Independence in 1947. Covers the detailed requirements laid upon officials, the... More > extraordinarily varied areas and peoples to be managed in some of the poorest parts of India, plus a particular focus on the history of indigo planting, and the impacts on the administration and on communities of World War II, and of cyclones, famine and one of the major earthquakes of the 20th century. And a host of amusing anecdotes of life and events.< Less
Donald Featherstone's Redcoats for the Raj Tales from a Victorian Barrackroom By John Curry, Donald Featherstone
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India 1868; The Hot Season. Stifling barrackrooms and soul-destroying boredom. The foot soldier was no part of the opulence that was the British Raj. From eight in the morning to five at night-... More > unless parading for church on Sunday or chastising erring tribesmen on the North-West Frontier- the army locked its soldiers in huts to fester. This is the story of the men who made Imperial India possible. They belonged to the underside of Victoria's Jewel in the Crown. Britain totally controlled the sub-continent not through enlightened government, but by force or arms. The Great Mutiny was put down, as were all other rebellions, by men just like those who lay in waiting in the stifling heat of the barrackrooms of Aliwal Lines. While historically accurate, this book does contain material that the modern reader might find distasteful.< Less
Vintage Views of Raj Era India - A PDF Album / Slideshow By Ben Acton
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A digital scrapbook album from the days of the British Empire in Greater India. Over 100 old photos, postcards, portraits, prints, engravings, maps... 18th, 19th & early 20th century images.... More > Features many color views from the famous and Tuck oilette post card series. Fascinating scenes from daily life, plus exotic temples, people, palaces, legendary cities including Benares, Bombay, Delhi, Madras. Makes an original gift or souvenir, ideal for collectors, amateur historians, travelers, ex-pats and retired civil servants, services personnel, tourism professionals, etc. PDF format ebook features optional rolling slideshow functionality with fade effects between images. Also available in windows screensaver format. Also includes tasters from some of FishesEye's other vintage travel and history ebooks. New edition enlarged and improved, February, 2010!!< Less
Vintage Views of Raj Era India - PDF scrapbook / slideshow By FishesEye Publishing
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A digital scrapbook album from the days of the British Empire in India, Burma (now Myanmar), Pakistan and Ceylon (now Sri lanka). Dozens of old photos, postcards, prints, engravings, maps... 18th,... More > 19th and early 20th century images. Features many color views from the famous and highly collectable Tuck oilette post card series. Fascinating scenes from daily life, plus exotic temples, palaces, legendary cities including Benares (Varanesi), Bombay (Mumbai), Delhi, Madras. Makes an original gift or souvenir, ideal for collectors, amateur historians, travelers, ex-pats and retired civil servants, services personnel, tourism professionals, etc. Also available in windows screensaver format.< Less
British-India Maps By The Indiaman Magazine
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Digitally restored maps of British-India towns and railway routes of the individual railway companies such as the East Indian Railways, the Great Indian Peninsular Railways, the Bombay, Baroda and... More > Central India Railways plus many more dating from 1897. Locate the British churches, cemeteries, schools, British cantonments and railway stations where your family lived in 19th century British-India.< Less
British Memorial Inscriptions in India By The Indiaman Magazine
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A poignant record of almost 1,000 individual memorial inscriptions about the people who served in British-India and Southern Asia! A fascinating and comprehensive record of individuals lives who... More > served in India and Southern Asia taken from their tombstones. Within this book are 114 pages containing almost 1,000 memorial inscriptions which record the names and details of several thousand people! These records are a mine of information for any genealogist who wants to learn more about their family. Details of service in India and family relationships were carved on these tombstones for eternity, and are recorded here giving you a wealth of family information that can help you to uncover more details about your own family.< Less
Govindapur, 1857 By Raj Patel
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Govindapur, 1857 is about how the Sepoy Mutiny (also called the Indian Rebellion) affects a peaceful, well-integrated community in colonial India, splitting James Byron, the British Resident, and his... More > assistant Hari Kumar apart while bringing together Byron’s half-Indian daughter Sonia Byron and Vijay Kumar, Hari's son who returns from England. Meantime, by killing two natives, Lt. Walsh of the British troop stationed near Govindapur catalyzes the transformation of Vijay’s old friends into rebels against British rule, forcing Vijay and Sonia to make a drastic decision.< Less
Govindapur, 1857 By Raj Patel
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Govindapur, 1857 is about how the Sepoy Mutiny (also called the Indian Rebellion) affects a peaceful, well-integrated community in colonial India, splitting James Byron, the British Resident, and his... More > assistant Hari Kumar apart while bringing together Byron’s half-Indian daughter Sonia Byron and Vijay Kumar, Hari's son who returns from England. Meantime, by killing two natives, Lt. Walsh of the British troop stationed near Govindapur catalyzes the transformation of Vijay’s old friends into rebels against British rule, forcing Vijay and Sonia to make a drastic decision. < Less