Ghose, Indira (ed), Memsahibs Abroad (Delhi and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999).
This anthology provides travel writing by the memsahibs of the Raj who were anxious to see 'the real India'. The text seeks to salvage long-forgotten writings by Englishwomen travelling in India - writings that are perceptive, amusing and of historical value - and which have long been out of print. The book contains an in-dept introduction as well as introductions to its various thematic sections and biographical notes on the travellers included.
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