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living India

George Fletcher MacMunn

living India

its romance and realities

by George Fletcher MacMunn

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by G. Bell and sons, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British -- India.,
  • India -- Description and travel.,
  • India -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lieut.-General Sir George MacMunn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS407 .M25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 318 p.
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16622058M
    LC Control Number34037805

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    Roland, Alan. Ganesan's fictional Prospero's Island in the Bay of Bengal is the setting for the return of an immigrant family to mourn the loss of a beloved cousin. Poor and low-status women often practice attenuated versions of veiling as they work in the fields and on construction gangs. Caste Today. This is Bombay Mumbai : gangsters and hero cops, foot-path poets and down-to-earth movie stars.

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