Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire

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The last days of the British Raj. The end of empire. A love affair between Edwina Mountbatten, wife of the last British viceroy to India, and Jawaharlal Nehru, India s first prime minister. The stroke of midnight on 15 August 1947 liberated 400 million people from the British Empire. With the loss of India, its greatest colony, a nation admitted it was no longer a superpower, and a king ceased to sign himself Rex Imperator. It was one of the defining moments of world history, but it had been brought about by a tiny group ...

Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire 2008, Emblem Editions

ISBN-13: 9780771087424

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Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire 2007, McClelland & Stewart

ISBN-13: 9780771087417

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