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Imperial Simla

the political culture of the Raj

by Pamela Kanwar

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Simla (India),
  • India,
  • Simla.
    • Subjects:
    • British -- India -- Simla.,
    • Simla (India) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [326]-334) and index.

      StatementPamela Kanwar.
      SeriesOxford India paperbacks
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS486.S5 K28 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 343 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3323187M
      ISBN 100195667212
      LC Control Number2004295180
      OCLC/WorldCa53200834

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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.


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