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Wanderings in India and Other Sketches of Life in Hindostan

John Lang

Publisher: DigiCat

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John Lang's 'Wanderings in India, and Other Sketches of Life in Hindostan' is a captivating collection of travel tales and cultural observations set in India during the British Raj. Lang's vivid descriptions transport the reader to exotic locales and provide insights into the customs and traditions of the indigenous populations. Written in a fluid and engaging style, this book is a valuable primary source for understanding colonial encounters in 19th-century India. John Lang, a renowned Australian writer and lawyer, spent several years living and working in India, which inspired him to write this fascinating collection. His keen eye for detail and deep interest in Indian society shine through in his narratives, offering readers a unique perspective on a bygone era. I highly recommend 'Wanderings in India, and Other Sketches of Life in Hindostan' to anyone interested in colonial history, travel literature, or cultural studies. Lang's engaging storytelling and keen observations make this book a must-read for anyone seeking to broaden their understanding of India's past.
Available since: 06/13/2022.
Print length: 248 pages.

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