From precarious early settlements to the genteel age of Cornwallis and Wellesley, this is entertaining account of the English in India. T. G. P. Spear seeks to treat the social life of the English in eighteenth-century India as a connected whole, attempting to trace and account for the various phases of its development. The book presents a vivid picture, full of colour and movement, of the life and manners during these different phases. The eight illustrations included here are taken from contemporary sources.From the Publisher:
This entertaining account of the English in India studies the behavior and the customs of the English from the very first connections down to the end of the eighteenth-century. It attempts to trace and account for the various phases of the development of the social life of the English in eighteenth-century India. The author, the late Dr. Percival Spear (1901-1982) taught history at St. Stephen's College, Delhi, and was the author of The Oxford History of Modern India 1740-1975.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, USA, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX019564381X