Gleanings from India"s past, from the journals of famous travellers.

  • 152 Pages
  • 1.44 MB
  • English
Macmillian , Calcutta
India -- Description and tr


LC ClassificationsDS411 .P3
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6063319M
LC Control Number49053669

A Traveller's History of India covers the whole scope of India's past and present history and allows the reader to make sense of what they see in a way that no other guide book can.

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Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.

Green boards with large decorative stamped binding on front board and spine with gilt lettering. Board edges slightly worn with scuffs. Top page edges dusty and gilt fore edges. 10th century.

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The book is Author: Ahmad Ibn Naqib Al-Misri. Rober Inglis, Gleanings from the English Poets, Chaucer to Tennyson.

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(Edinburgh; London: Gall and Terrace, ) Information about the collection: There is no preface or advertisement, but there is a paragraph-length headnote for each poet, with biographical, critical, and bibliographic information.

Each page has an engraved border, so it appears that the text is printed on a. This exciting anthology provides the best of travel writing by the memsahibs of the Raj who were anxious to see `the real India'. The book salvages long-forgotten writings by Englishwomen travelling in India.

These historically valuable writings are perceptive and amusing, and have long been out of print. It also contains biographical notes on the travellers. Praise for Arundhathi Subramaniam’s Poetry ‘By turns both laconic and passionate, she asks questions about morality and integrity that many poets simply refuse to take on.

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The book is divided into three sections - The Early Traveller, The Inquisition in Goa, and The Contemporary traveller, that includes essays by famous.

Gleanings from "The Kinmundy Express" (Including summarized information from Births, Marriages, Death Notices and other miscellaneous ed, transcribed, and printed by Dolores Ford Mobley. The articles on this web site were originally reported in weekly editions of "The Kinmundy Express" (also known at one time as "The Marion County Express").

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more. Contact Author. When one talks of journeys, that too of thousands of miles, one cannot forget the names of some travellers who set out for journeys covering millions of miles and thus came to be known as great travellers of the world.

Here is a brief account of some. Book Title: Gleanings of The Road (Pather Sanchoy) Author: Rabindranath Tagore Translated By: Somdatta Mandal Total Number of Pages: Publisher: Niyogi Books Private Limited Publication Date: 28 December Language: English Format: Flexibound BLURB Travels formed an integral part of the personae and creative artist that was Rabindranath Tagore.

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