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Margaret Macmillan

India was the glittering jewel that transformed a small northern island into a world power. There a minority of British officials administered to the lives of millions until the Indians rejected this rule in the 1930s and 1940s. In his extraordinary quartet Paul Scott chronicles a community in its dying days, preparing to return to a home that had grown remote and unfamiliar. He captures the society that British expatriates built in India, one with its own standards and traditions, shaped by

Fri, January 16, 2009 | Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

3:00 PM

Margaret Macmillan is the Warden of St. Antony's College and a Professor of International History at the University of Oxford. Her books include Women of the Raj (1988, 2007); Paris 1919: Six Months

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