The Raj belongs, in its own way, with that stream of works from the seventeenth century onwards which saw India as a land of exoticism. Fakirs and famine struck bodies do not give a rounded picture of India and indeed what would India be without the bejewelled, effeminate, and obese princes whom the British first reviled and were later to cultivate as India aristocracy? These princes play more than their part in Bayly volume: they inform the entire history, and not insignificantly the only full page or otherwise large portraits of Indians in The Raj are of princes. (The front cover itself reproduces a portrait of Maharaja Dalip Singh in magnificent color.) Countless times before the history of British India has been reduced to a history of few men and this rather impoverished approach dominates The Raj.
Starting in the new year, we’ll be integrating the geek beat into the Living section at large and archiving Geek Out!Thank you for reading the blog, posting your comments and sharing your views. We will continue to explore the many sides of nerdy culture on the site. We invite you to be a part of our ongoing conversation.Add Superman to the list of reporters leaving the newspaper business behind.In the comic book series latest issue, which went on sale Wednesday, an outraged Clark Kent quits his job at The Daily Planet after his boss berates him.was taught to believe you could use words to change the course of rivers that even the darkest secrets would fall under the harsh light of the sun, the superhero alter ego says in a newsroom outburst.
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