ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Pran Nevile, former diplomat and UN advisor,has been engaged in the study of the social and cultural history of India for several years. Born and educated in Lahore, he is an acknowledged specialist on the Raj period, and has authored many books on the subject. He has also served as a consultant for two BBC films on the Raj. Among his other titles are Love stories from the Raj,
Nautch Girls for the Raj, Beyond the Veil: Indian Women in the Raj, and SahibÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s India: Vignettes from the Raj.He lives in DLF, Gurgaon.
ABOUT THE BOOK
The magnificent collection of paintings in this book showcases the variety of subjects depicted by the artists, ranging from elaborate festivals and celebrations, shikar jaunts to the luxurious lifestyle of the Nabobs and also exquisite portraits of Indian women whose beauty fascinated the English.