Lady Nugent's East India Journal: A Critical Edition

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In 1811, Maria Nugent left her four young children behind in England to accompany her husband, General George Nugent, on his posting as commander-in-chief in India. After a dizzying six months at the head of Calcutta society, the couple embarked on a 14-month tour of the British military stations in northern India, a journey that took them to the very edge of the imperial frontier. On these travels, Lady Nugent met a series of extraordinary figures from Indian history including Mir Jafar's widow, Munni Begum; the Indian ...

Lady Nugent's East India Journal: A Critical Edition 2014, OUP India, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9780198089728

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