Posts Tagged ‘Indian royalty’

This is an excerpt from the book The House of Jaipur: The Inside Story of India’s Most Glamorous Royal Family by John Zubrzycki.   Today nothing remains of one of Calcutta’s most glamorous residences. Built-in classical East India Company style, with Ionic columns and encircled by deep verandas, Woodlands was...

Author and translator Sam Miller on Once Upon A Time In India, its historical parallels, and how Alfred Assollant viewed the British in India