Monday, March 30, 2015

Fwd: The Tears of the Rajas by Ferdinand Mount

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From: "Atanu Dey" <atanudey@gmail.com>
Date: Mar 30, 2015 10:37 PM
Subject: The Tears of the Rajas by Ferdinand Mount
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Even William Dalrymple, seasoned historian of India, finds the scale of violence and racism during the Raj quite jaw-dropping

William Dalrymple's review of The Tears of the Rajas by Ferdinand Mount reminds us that the British empire was erected on the dead bodies of hundreds of thousands of its Indian subjects

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