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Looking back on India [electronic resource] / Hubert Evans.

Author/Creator:
Evans, Hubert, 1892-
Publication:
London, England ; Totowa, N.J. : F. Cass, 1988.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (287 p.)
Subjects:
Evans, Hubert, 1892-
Colonial administrators -- India -- Biography.
Colonial administrators -- Great Britain -- Biography.
India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Hubert Evans' fascinating memior recounts his time in India and the people and events which shaped the history of the subcontinent. A must read for anyone interested in the history of India and the inner workings of the Raj.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; 1. INTRODUCING BRITISH INDIA; 2. UP-THE-COUNTRY; 1. Reporting for Duty; 2. Camp Dudhi; 3. VILLAGES AND VILLAGERS; 1. Learn before you Teach; 2. A Model Community; 3. The Rural Roundabout; 4. He made Both Ends Meet; 5. The Muslim Variant; 4. THE PRETERNATURAL; 5. CASTE; 6. TO BE A HINDU; 1. Swami Advaitanand; 2. Creed; 3. Point Counter Point; 4. New Testament; 7. THE INDO-MUSLIMS; 1. Islam in India; 2. In the Beginning; 3. With the Passage of Time; 4. The Aligarh Man; 5. 1940; 8. THE MAGISTRATE; 1. Zila Sahib; 2. King Emperor versus Mohan
3. A Backward Glance9. ABOUT PRINCES; 1. Their Chamber; 2. Three on the Front Page; 3. A Seventeen- Gun Prince; 4. Two more Portraits from Memory; 5. The Prince who was Pontiff; 10. DELHI; 1. The Eternal City; 2. Delhi Reconnoitred; 3. To the Province that was a District; 4. Apropos of Viceroys and Vicereines; 5. Home of the Viceroys; 6. My Delhi; 11. WHEN WAR CAME; 1. September 1939; 2. Minding my own business; 3. Taking Time Off; 4. Taking more Time Off; 5. Another Viceroy's House; 12. GANDHI- HIS LOT IS AMONG THE SAINTS; 1. Bapu; 2. An Indubitable Saint; 3. The Call of the Arena
4. 'Do or Die'5. Doing or Dying in Delhi; 13. TWO YEARS TO GO; 1. 'Look here, upon this picture, and on this'; 2. At the House in Agra; 3. The Threshold of Independence; Epilogue; Glossary; Index
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-135-77884-1
1-280-13878-5
9786610138784
0-203-98798-5
OCLC:
191661915
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