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Akbar, Emperor of India
A picture of life and customs from the sixteenth century, centered around Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor of the Mughal dynasty in India, one of the most powerful empires of the...
Forty-one years in India
I would never have ventured to intrude upon the public with my personal reminiscences had I not been urged to do so by friends who, being interested themselves in what I was able to tell them of...
Glimpses of Bengal
The letters translated in this book span the most productive period of my literary life, when, owing to great good fortune, I was young and less known.
Youth being exuberant and leisure am...
Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877
The history of this volume can be given in a few words. Months ago I said to a beloved relative that during the greater part of my life I had more to do than I could well accomplish, and that now, ...
The volume into which Mr. Valentine Chirol has collected and republished his valuable series of articles in The Times upon Indian unrest is an important and very instructive contribution to the ...
Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan
The country to which the term Hindustan is strictly and properly applied may be roughly described as a rhomboid, bounded on the north-west by the rivers Indus and Satlej, on the south-west by the I...
India, Old and New
A fascinating insight of this wonderful country pre-independence.
Indian speeches (1907-1909)
Lord Minto became Viceroy, I think, in November, 1905, and the present Government succeeded to power in the first week of December. Now much of the criticism that I have seen on the attitude of His...
Annie Besant An Autobiography
It is a difficult thing to tell the story of a life, and yet more difficult when that life is one's own. At the best, the telling has a savour of vanity, and the only excuse for the proceeding is t...
Village Life in America 1852-1872
The diary of Caroline Cowles Richards, who along with her sister Anna, was sent to the home of their mother's parents in Canandagua, New York following her death. There they were brought up in the ...
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