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Scenes and Characteristics of Hindostan With Sketches of Anglo-Indian Society

by Emma Roberts

Part of the Scenes and Characteristics of Hindostan 3 Volume Set Series

Scenes and Characteristics of Hindostan With Sketches of Anglo-Indian Society Synopsis

Emma Roberts' 1835 work, compiled from articles she published in the Asiatic Journal, was well received in India and England. Roberts lived in India from 1828 with her sister and her brother-in-law who served in the 61st Bengal infantry. In 1830 she moved to Calcutta, where she edited and wrote for the Oriental Observer and contributed to periodicals and annuals. Returning to London in 1832, she threw herself into the literary world, publishing in several different fields. This book reveals Roberts' sympathetic attitude to the Indian people and her genuine interest in providing a thorough and honest report of their culture. Volume 3 covers topics including the position of women, shopping, gardening, manners, education, missionaries, politics, Anglo-Indian relations and the military establishment, as well as expanding on subjects discussed in the earlier volumes. For more information on this author, see

Book Information

ISBN: 9781108019217
Publication date: 21st October 2010
Author: Emma Roberts
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 340 pages
Categories: Social & cultural history, Asian history, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900,

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