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Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1919, independent-minded fifteen-year-old Rosalind lives in India with her English parents, and when they fear she has fallen in with some rebellious types who believe in Indian self-government, she is sent "home" to London, where she has never been before and where her older brother died, to stay with her two aunts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Summary: While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAS

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: As Rosalind continues to straddle the proper English world of her family and the culture of 1920s India where they live, her support of Gandhi and his followers in opposing British rule grows and she considers trying to carry the rebels' message to Edward, Prince of Wales, during his visit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Wilson, Jon E.

Summary: "Through the stories of administrators, soldiers and subjects, describes how the East India Company went from a trading company to a quasi-imperial government with over a quarter of a million troops, whose high tax on tea helped spark the American Revolution,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954 WIL

Dalrymple, William

Summary: In August 1756 the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and forced him to establish in his richest provinces a new administration run by English merchants who collected taxes through means of a ruthless private army--what we would now call an act of involuntary privatization. The East India Company's founding charter authorized it to "wage war" and it had always used violence to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.3 DAL

Baker, Deborah

Summary: "John Auden was a pioneering geologist of the Himalaya. Michael Spender was the first to draw a detailed map of the North Face of Mount Everest. While their younger brothers--W. H. Auden and Stephen Spender--achieved literary fame, they vied to be included on an expedition that would deliver Everest's summit to an Englishman, a quest that had become a metaphor for Britain's struggle to maintain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BAK

Summary: It is 1935. Three years have passed, and as the seasons turn, so too do the machinations of a rising revolution. As a new summer falls upon the foothills of India's Little England, Simla, political tensions reach fever point. With help from the scheming Cynthia, Ralph faces the most pivotal year of his career. Alice's husband has followed her to India, and Aafrin's ascending career may be in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV IND

Summary: Beset by the political tension of an unsettled year, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JEW

Cornwell, Bernard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Summary: Three British Army veterans find adventure on India's North-West frontier, helped by a young Indian water boy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GUN

Summary: Gunga Din: Cheeky British soldiers combat a murderous sect in colonial India.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: "Surviving the infamous battle of Assaye, Richard Sharpe has been promoted for his gallantry and skill assisting Sir Arthur Wellesley - the future Duke of Wellington - in overcoming the rebellious Mahratta confederation. But though the war with the Mahratta seems near its end, Sharpe, now an officer in Wellesley's army, faces a battle of a different kind among his own ranks"--Print ed. jacket.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Chivers Audio Books 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COR

James, Lawrence

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.03 JAM

Sim, Tara

Summary: In an alternate Victorian world controlled by clock towers, where a damaged clock can fracture time--and a destroyed one can stop it completely, eighteen-year-old mechanic Danny investigates fallen clock towers in British-occupied India and unravels more secrets about his and Colton's past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SIM

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: Richard Sharpe is caught between the British army and a renegade Englishman holed up in a fortress with his own private soldiers, in a novel about the British troops and their struggle to take the Indian fortress of Mahattra in 1803.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Mukherjee, Abir

Summary: Recognizing ritualistic injuries on a murder victim from a memory compromised by his opium addiction, Captain Sam Wyndham, aided by sidekick Surrender-Not Banerjee, struggles to solve two mysteries while hiding his personal demons from the Calcutta police force.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

Cleverly, Barbara.

Summary: Scotland Yard detective Joe Sandilands is sent to help a Maharahah hunt a tiger that has been terrorizing the countryside, but Joe's suspicions are raised when the choice of weapons for the expedition seems more appropriate for hunting humans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Mukherjee, Abir

Summary: In the days of the British Raj in 1919, Captain Sam Wyndham, a former Scotland Yard detective newly arrived in Calcutta, is confronted with the murder of a British official who was found with a note in his mouth warning the British to leave India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

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Summary: Set against the sweeping grandeur of the Himalayas and tea plantations of Northern India, this epic drama tells the rich and explosive story of the decline of the British Empire and the birth of modern India, from both sides of the experience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD IND

Stuart, V. A.

Summary: 1857: war is raging in China and from India comes the alarming news of a sepoy mutiny which threatens thousands of British lives in the Bengal Presidency. This is especially alarming news to Commander Phillip Horatio Hazard, for two of his sisters are in India. Anxious for their safety, as well as that of his fellow countrymen, Hazard boards the HMS Shannon, bound for Calcutta. Closely based on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Moran, Michelle

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Summary: "When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the mid-nineteenth century, it expects a quick and easy conquest ... But when they arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, the British army is met with a surprising challenge. Instead of surrendering, Queen Lakshmi raises two armies--one male and one female--and rides into battle, determined to protect her country and her people. Although her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2015

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Summary: A year after the battle of Waterloo, dispatchers from India warn that a local Maharaja is threatening British interests. Wellington sends Sharpe to investigate on what turns out to be his most dangerous mission to date. Shot entirely on location in India.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD S

Summary: Hailed by critics as one of the most thoughtful and important TV dramas ever, the sweeping fourteen-part remastered adaptation of Paul Scott₂s Raj Quartet is the story of the men and women of both ruling and ruled classes of WWII India, trying amidst the turmoil to come to terms with the drastic changes taking place around them, knowing that their lives will never be the same again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JEW

Slaughter, Carolyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SLA