Book Review-White Mughals-love and betrayal in eighteenth century India

White Mughals-love and betrayal in eighteenth century India by William Dalrymple 580pp, Penguin India If you ever had the (mis)conception that British east India company officers always looked down upon us-both Hindus and Muslims-it’s high time you started thinking otherwise. British, contrary to the widely held belief that they hated one and all in India,…

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Book Review-The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857

The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857 by William Dalrymple 578pp, Penguin India In the May of the year 1857 when British introduced the New cartridges with the cow and pig fat, they did not know that this would not only establish their rule in India as a complete authority but also…

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