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Delhi Durbar: 1911 The Complete Story

Sunil Raman and Rohit Agarwal

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In 1911, British King George Vs desire to be crowned as the Emperor of India saw 30 sleepy villages of Delhi transform into a tented city with all modern amenities for the stay of the British royal couple, Indian Maharajas, Rajas and top British officials. King George V became the first reigning monarch to visit Britains most coveted colony, India.... One million pound sterling was spent in 1911 to house 25,000 people at a Durbar that became well known for the announcement of the transfer of capital to Delhi. Attended by one hundred thousand people, this book tells the complete story of the royal tamasha.

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ISBN
9789351941675
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
176
Weight (kg)
1.255
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
History
Published Date
21/04/16
Publisher
Roli Books
ISBN
9789351941675
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
176
Weight (kg)
1.255
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
History
Published Date
21/04/16
Publisher
Roli Books
SKU: 9789351941675 Categories: ,
ISBN
9789351941675
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
176
Weight (kg)
1.255
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
History
Published Date
21/04/16
Publisher
Roli Books
ISBN
9789351941675
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
176
Weight (kg)
1.255
Height (in)
8.5
Width (in)
5.5
Subject
History
Published Date
21/04/16
Publisher
Roli Books