India, Raj and Empire database available at Library of Congress
Allen W Thrasher
athr at LOC.GOV
Tue Sep 22 13:44:35 EDT 2009
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India, Raj and Empire
Manuscript Collections from the National Library of Scotland
On-Site Access Only
Description: Provides historical material from the manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland covering South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the granting of independence to India and Pakistan in 1947. India, Raj and Empire traces social and urban history, Indian politics, the growth of Nationalism, and colonial administration. The Raj typically refers to areas directly administered by the United Kingdom, as well as the princely states ruled by individual rulers under the paramountcy of the British Crown - which in this resource includes Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Malaysia and Singapore. Thematic areas that can be browsed:
* The East India Company: Government and Administration c.1750-1857
* Agriculture and Trade c.1750-1857
* Society, Travel and Leisure c.1750-1857
* The Mysore and Maratha Wars
* Indian Uprising 1857-58
* The Raj: British Government and Administration of India after 1858
* Agriculture and Trade after 1858
* Society, Travel and Leisure after 1858
* India: Literature, History and Culture
List of Sources from the National Library of Scotland
Coverage: 1615 - 1947
History, Genealogy & Archives
Politics & Government
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Allen W. Thrasher, Ph.D.
Senior Reference Librarian
South Asia Team, Asian Division
Library of Congress, Jefferson Building 150
101 Independence Ave., S.E.
Washington, DC 20540-4810
tel. 202-707-3732; fax 202-707-1724; athr at loc.gov
The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Library of Congress.
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