Author:James, Lawrence


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RAJ The Making and Unmaking of British India

By: James, Lawrence

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown and Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001488

Condition: Fine

Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This is the magnificently recounted story of one of the wonders of the modern world. In less than 100 years the British made themselves masters of India. They ruled it for another 100, departing in 1947, leaving behind the independent states of Pakistan and India. Both nations owed much to Britain: British rule taught Indians to see themselves as Indians, and its benefits included railways, roads, canals, schools, universities, hospitals, law and a universal language. None of this, however was planned. A ser... View more info