Modern India by WILLIAM ELEROY CURTIS

Modern India

byWILLIAM ELEROY CURTIS

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Modern India

 

BY WILLIAM ELEROY CURTIS

 

 [ZHINGOORA BOOKS]

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

I.             The Eye of India

II.            The City of Bombay

III.           Servants, Hotels, and Cave Temples

IV.          The Empire of India

V.            Two Hindu Weddings

VI.          The Religions of India

VII.         How India Is Governed

VIII.        The Railways of India

IX.           The City of Ahmedabad

X.            Jeypore and its Maharaja

XI.           About Snakes and Tigers

XII.         The Rajputs and Their Country

XIII.        The Ancient Mogul Empire

XIV.        The Architecture of the Moguls

XV.         The Most Beautiful of Buildings

XVI.        The Quaint Old City of Delhi

XVII.      The Temples and Tombs at Delhi

XVIII.     Thugs, Fakirs and Nautch Dancers

XIX.        Simla and the Punjab

XX.         Famines and Their Antidotes

XXI.        The Frontier Question

XXII.       The Army in India

XXIII.     Muttra, Lucknow and Cawnpore

XXIV.     Caste and the Women of India

XXV.      Education in India

XXVI.     The Himalyas and the Invasion of Thibet

XXVII.    Benares, the Sacred City

XXVIII.  American Missions in India

XXIX.     Cotton, Tea and Opium

XXX.       Calcutta, the Capital of India


LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

 

MODERN INDIA

 

Map of India

A Bombay Street

The Clock Tower and University Buildings, Bombay

Victoria Railway Station, Bombay

Nautch Dancers

Body ready for Funeral Pyre, Bombay Burning Ghat

Mohammedans at Prayer

Huthi Singh's Tomb, Ahmedabad

Street Corner, Jeypore

The Maharaja of Jeypore

Hall of the Winds, Jeypore

Elephant Belonging to the Maharaja of Jeypore

Tomb of Etmah Dowlah, Agra

Portrait of Shah Jehan

Portrait of Akbar, the Great Mogul

The Taj Mahal

Interior of Taj Mahal

Tomb of Sheik Salim, Fattehpur

A Corner in Delhi

Hall of Marble and Mosaics, Palace of Moguls, Delhi

Tomb of Amir Khusran, Persian Poet, Delhi

"Kim," the Chela and the Old Lama

A Ekka, or Road Cart

A Team of "Critters"

Group of Famous Brahmin Pundits

Tomb of Akbar, the Great Mogul

Audience Chamber of the Mogul Palace, Agra

A Hindu Ascetic

A Hindu Barber

Bodies ready for Burning, Benares

Great Banyan Tree, Botanical Garden, Calcutta

The Princes of Pearls


Title:Modern IndiaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 20, 2012Publisher:Zhingoora BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990005654821

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