British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience – David Gilmour


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The British in this book lived in India from shortly after the reign of Elizabeth I until well into the reign of Elizabeth II. They were soldiers, officials, businessmen, doctors, and missionaries of both sexes, planters, engineers and many others, together with children, wives, and sisters. This book describes their lives, their work and their extraordinarily varied interactions with the native populations; it also records the very diverse roles they played in the three centuries of British-Indian history.