Nautch Girls Of The Raj Pran Nevile

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Published: 2009

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136 pages


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Nautch Girls Of The Raj  by  Pran Nevile

Nautch Girls Of The Raj by Pran Nevile
2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 136 pages | ISBN: | 8.72 Mb

The Nautch girl as entertainer of men belonged to a unique class of courtesans who played a significant role in social and cultural life of India in the late 18th and 19th centuries. This book traces her emergence in the Mughal era when she reachedMoreThe Nautch girl as entertainer of men belonged to a unique class of courtesans who played a significant role in social and cultural life of India in the late 18th and 19th centuries.

This book traces her emergence in the Mughal era when she reached the zenith of her glory, her popularity among the English Sahibs and the Indian aristocracy during the Raj and finally her decline and demise at the hands of misguided zealtos. Sumptously illustrated with fine paintings and drawings from collections around the worlds.



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