The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj

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For nearly 200 years a small group of British officials administered vast areas of south Asia. In 1900 just over a thousand civil servants ruled a population of nearly 300 million people spread over a territory now covered by India, Pakistan, Burma and Bangladesh. This absorbing book traces their lives from recruitment to retirement, from a jungle to Government House, from a bungalow in Burma to a Residency in Rajputana. It describes their work and their leisure, their intellectual and their private lives, explaining their ...

The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj 2007, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374530808

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The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj 2007, Pimlico

ISBN-13: 9780712665650

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The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj 2005, Farrar Straus Giroux

ISBN-13: 9780374283544

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The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj 2005, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780719555343

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