White Mughals Ebook
Dalrymple has broken new ground in the current debate about racism, colonialism and globalization. Fiction Historical Fiction. Eventually, while remaining Resident, Kirkpatrick converted to Islam, and according to Indian sources even became a double-agent working for the Hyderabadis against the East India Company.
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They function as a reminder of the work that has been done on representations of Indigeneity and of writing marginalised narratives into the travel canon. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Instead, he fell in love with Khair and overcame many obstacles to marry hernot least of which was the fact that she was locked away in purdah and engaged to a local nobleman. This interdisciplinary collection of critical articles seeks to reassess the concept of hybridity and its relevance to post-colonial theory and literature.
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Collectively the essays in this collection provide a snapshot of current directions and preoccupations in contemporary travel writing scholarship. All shared a need to prove themselves - to make a career, or a fortune, or a marriage - in places which could be at once magnificent and terrifying. Please review the types of cookies we use below.
In White Mughals, William Dalrymple discovers a world almost entirely unexplored by history, and places at its centre a compelling tale of love, seduction and betrayal. White Mughals is the romantic and ultimately tragic tale of a passionate love affair that crossed and transcended all the cultural, religious and political boundaries of its time. Share this ebook in your social networks! The history of the British in India will never be the same after this book. Historical Novels, kaalbela bengali movie Short Stories.
In one fatal season, the natural order of maritime power since Trafalgar was destroyed. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address.
The collection pays particular attention to questions of hybridity, migrancy and diaspora. Never in recorded history has there been a group of murderers as deadly as the Thugs. Mike Dash, one of our best popular historians, has devoted years to combing archives in both India and Britain to discover how the Thugs lived and worked. William Dalrymple was born in Scotland and brought up on the shores of the Firth of Forth. They now divide their time between London and Delhi.
White Mughals by William Dalrymple (ebook)
We use this information to create a better experience for all users. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Kirkpatrick had gone out to India as an ambitious soldier in the army of the East India Company, eager to make his name in the conquest and subjection of the subcontinent. These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability.
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