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Margaret Macmillan

Fri, January 16, 2009 • 3:00 PM • Tom Lea Rooms, HRC 3.206

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

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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