Hardback The tears of the Rajas : mutiny, money and marriage in India 1805-1905 / Ferdinand Mount.
Publication year: 2015
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781471129452 (hbk.) :
'The Tears of the Rajas' is a sweeping, epic history of the British in India, seen through the experiences of a single family, the Lows, ancestors of the author, Ferdinand Mount, and also of Prime Minister David Cameron. When he was growing up, Ferdinand Mount used to wonder what stories the various Indian artefacts his family possessed from the days of the British rule of India could tell. When the story of the Lows recently hit the headlines after it transpired that these same relatives were those of David Cameron, and that they were responsible for a number of atrocities in India, Ferdinand Mount set out to uncover the truth behind their lives.
773 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm