Empress : Queen Victoria and India / Miles Taylor.

In this engaging and controversial book, Miles Taylor shows how both Victoria and Albert were spellbound by India, and argues that the Queen was humanely, intelligently, and passionately involved with the country throughout her reign and not just in the last decades. Taylor also reveals the way in w...

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Main Author: Taylor, Miles, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2018]
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Summary:In this engaging and controversial book, Miles Taylor shows how both Victoria and Albert were spellbound by India, and argues that the Queen was humanely, intelligently, and passionately involved with the country throughout her reign and not just in the last decades. Taylor also reveals the way in which Victoria's influence as empress contributed significantly to India's modernization, both political and economic. This is, in a number of respects, a fresh account of imperial rule in India, suggesting that it was one of Victoria's successes.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xx, 388 pages) : illustrations, map.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780300243420
0300243421