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Wanderings in India and Other Sketches of Life in Hindostan - Exploring Colonial India: Cultural Insights from Hindostan - cover

Wanderings in India and Other Sketches of Life in Hindostan - Exploring Colonial India: Cultural Insights from Hindostan

John Lang

Publisher: Good Press

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In John Lang's 'Wanderings in India, and Other Sketches of Life in Hindostan', readers are taken on a vivid journey through the diverse landscapes and cultures of India. Written in a descriptive and engaging style, Lang provides detailed accounts of his travels, encounters with locals, and observations of everyday life in Hindostan. The book offers a unique insight into British colonial India and the complexities of Indian society during the 19th century, making it a valuable literary work for understanding the era. John Lang, a Scottish-born lawyer and writer, drew inspiration from his own experiences living and working in India to produce this collection of sketches. His familiarity with the region and its people shines through in the vivid descriptions and insightful commentary found throughout the book. Lang's background as a barrister and journalist also adds depth and credibility to his observations. I highly recommend 'Wanderings in India, and Other Sketches of Life in Hindostan' to readers interested in Indian history, culture, and colonial literature. Lang's engaging storytelling and keen eye for detail make this book a captivating read that offers a nuanced perspective on British colonialism and Indian society.
Available since: 11/27/2019.
Print length: 248 pages.

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