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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