The Gateway of India monument in Mumbai was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. Photo: Shutterstock

The British in India: a social history of 350 years of colonisation – book review

Author David Gilmour skilfully charts the changing lives of Britons, from the early East India Company era to the Raj period, but his decision not to engage in debate on the merits of empire is frustrating

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The Gateway of India monument in Mumbai was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. Photo: Shutterstock
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