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Imperial Simla

Pamela Kanwar

Imperial Simla

The Political Culture of the Raj

by Pamela Kanwar

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7394196M
ISBN 100195625889
ISBN 109780195625882

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While it adds to the corpus of scholarly literature on colonial hill stations in Asia – among others, the work of Pamela Kanwar’s Imperial Simla: The Political Culture of the Raj (Oxford University Press, ) and Eric Thomas Jennings’s Imperial Heights: Dalat and the Making and Undoing of French Indochina (University of California Press. Kennedy charts the symbolic and sociopolitical functions of the hill stations during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, arguing that to the British in India these communities were much more than mere pleasure spots. Particularly after the revolt of , they became political and military headquarters and cantonments for colonial troops.5/5(1).   Simla While the rest of India bakes in the hot season, up in the pine-scented coolness of the Himalayan hills the English have recreated a vision of home. Here are half-timbered houses, amateur theatricals, gymkhanas and a glittering vice-regal court for the socialites. The summer Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

The name officially changed from Simla to Shimla in Supposedly to match the spelling with the pronunciation. In there was a proposal to change it yet again - to Shimalaya. Cassandra. — Preceding unsigned comment added by , 10 April (UTC) Christ Church, Shimla or St Michael's Catholic Church, Shimla. Taffeta is a smooth, flat silk with a truly exceptional sheen. Ideal for all types of interiors, both traditional and modern, this fabulous colour range continues the sophisticated tonal palette of plain silks for which James Hare is so renowned. The Imperial Way Paul Theroux, Author, Steve McCurry, Photographer, Paul Theroux, Introduction by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.


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