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by Sharada Dwivedi,Aditya Patankar,Charles Allen


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This book contains chapters marking various phases of a prince or maharaja's lives', as they used to live. Charles Allen gave us a look into the world of the Maharajah. He interviewed several rulers and collaborated with other people to produce this interesting book.

This book contains chapters marking various phases of a prince or maharaja's lives', as they used to live. Some were extremely rich, like the Nawab of Hyderabad; others were very simple; yet others wielded absolute love and respect among their own people. Author, without improving upon any thing said by the daughters and sons of actual maharajas, has told a series of fascinating and true stories of people and their times, which will never be replicated. Some of them were good rulers, some were bad.

She wrote several books on the history and culture of both Indian and Mumbai (formerly Bombay). She was on the panel on the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee. Among her most famous work was Bombay, the Cities Within (1995). She had great fascination for Victorian-era Mumbai and later in her life, she developed a great affection for the city's art deco stylings.

Charles Allen (born 1940) is a British writer and historian. The Taj at Apollo Bunder: the History of the Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai', with co-author Sharada Dwivedi. He was born in India, where several generations of his family served under the British Raj. His work focuses on India and South Asia in general. Allen's most notable work is Kipling Sahib, a biography of Rudyard Kipling. Books by Charles Allen.

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The Princes may have become mere citizens but the enchantment remains. Dj now in protective sleeve. Large format heavy volume. Near Fine/Good with slight chips & Tears. Keywords: India Pakistan Princes Nabobs Rajahs, Maharajahs Pakistan a India British Raj 0712609105 Adityar Patankar. Price: US$ 1. 0 Seller: Kalamos Books - Book number: 33650.

Charles Allen (born 1940) is a British freelance writer and popular historian who lives in London. Lives of the Indian Princes, with co-author Sharada Dwivedi. Kipling's Kingdom: His Best Indian Stories. His British parents were both born in India and his numerous works focus on the British Raj. Contents. A Glimpse of the Burning Plain: Leaves from the Journals of Charlotte Canning. A Soldier of the Company: Life of an Indian Ensign 1833-43. Architecture of the British Empire, Ed.

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Portrays the way of life of the royalty of the states of India before the country's independence

Comments: (7)

Wooden Purple Romeo
Classic Charles Allen. Spell binding read.
DART-SKRIMER
Excellent insist into the life and times. Prompt servvice from provider.
Makaitist
This is deceptive promotion. I ordered Charles Allen's book and received this?
Vobei
I came upon this book by chance at a stall in Karachi and because I had read this author previously i knew that he is a master story teller. And I wasn't disappointed at all.

This book contains chapters marking various phases of a prince or maharaja's lives', as they used to live. Some were extremely rich, like the Nawab of Hyderabad; others were very simple; yet others wielded absolute love and respect among their own people. Author, without improving upon any thing said by the daughters and sons of actual maharajas, has told a series of fascinating and true stories of people and their times, which will never be replicated. These maharajas and maharanis came to an abrupt end when Indian govt. announced their demise within minutes one sad morning. But their lives and their palaces remain for all to gawk at. And today, besides Taj Mahal, these palaces remain India's chief tourism earner.

Read this fascinating book. You will be enchanted. Story telling is live and fabulous.
Dog_Uoll
Charles Allen gave us a look into the world of the Maharajah.
He interviewed several rulers and collaborated with other people
to produce this interesting book. Some of them were good rulers,
some were bad. Here is a compendium of their lives presented in
anecdotes.

As I progress with my reading, I have to revise my review of this
book. I agree with the other Critic that the Author could have
presented this book in much less complicated manner. Therefore,
I give it two stars.
Celore
Just a quick note about this book I read while on vacation in India. There is no particular narrative, and this large collection of anecdotes is arranged by themes such as hunting, cooking, marriages, etc. A particular strength is that the authors have interviewed the descendants and survivors of the era of the Indian princes, lending a personal touch to many of the stories. In our modern era of overpaid sports stars and entertainment figures, one has to ask, has anyone ever truly "deserved" to be rich? For those who enjoy both "lifestyles of the rich and famous" and raj era Indian history, this is an entertaining read that is easy to pick up and drop when needed, or open at random for a few unbelievable stories of excess with some random examples of honor and nobility mixed in. I picked it up used in paperback for a few bucks and thought it was well worthwhile.
Hugighma
I am amazed that this book, although well presented and well printed, makes only a cursory reference to Hyderabad, the largest kingdom within the British Raj.
Lives of the Indian Princes download epub
Author: Sharada Dwivedi,Aditya Patankar,Charles Allen
ISBN: 0517556898
Category: History
Language: English
Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.; 1st U.S. Ed edition (1985)
Pages: 352 pages