Details of Book: Sheesh Mahal (BSID:114212)
|Author||Amitabh Ghosh, Kanan Jhingan|
|Number of Pages||560|
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This book is epic in length and covers three generations of Indians in the countries of Malaya and Burma (Myanmar) from 1885 until the end of the twentieth century. This is a very large scope and it is covered by disconnected chapters that are almost standalone essays. A few are strongly written...
Page 107:May I remind Your Highness that while Alexander the GReat spent no more than a few months in the steppes of Central Asia, the satrapies he founded persisted for centuries afterward) Britain's Empire is, by contrast, already more than a century old, and you may be certain, Your Highness,...
Covering the period of time between the mid-19th century to the present, set mostly in Burma, The Glass Palace is a story of two Indian/Burmese families over a period of generations during times of vast political and social changes in Burma. It is a fascinating account of the large Indian migrati...
As with "Cutting for Stone", this is one of my favorite. It covers three generations in India, Burma, and Mayalsia during the time when the last king of Burma was overthrown by the British. The story is told through the eyes of a young boy who arrives in Burma from India with his mother and soon...
A young boy catches a glimpse of a young girl as he witnesses the looting of the King of Burmaâ??s palace after he was defeated by the British. The girl Dolly is a maid to the royal princess, and the image remains to haunt the boy. After the enforced abdication, Dolly accompanies the royal family i...
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