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The expanding British occupation of India created a fusion culture that brought great opportunity to some of the Indians who were best positioned to blend themselves into the British hierarchy.  Native ruling elites often had the best of both worlds. "A Maharajah’s tennis party at Kapurtha, during the British Raj. Hulton Archive/Getty."

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The expanding British occupation of India created a fusion culture that brought…

Married woman in sedan chair, 1895

Last days of the Raj: New drama Indian Summers about final years of British colonial rule

Britain’s Industrial Revolution developed because the Indian industry – known for cloth production – was de-industrialised. Indians were forced to import British products and hence, gave support to their

Rare 100-Year-Old Photos of India from the British Raj Era Discovered [PHOTOS]

A group of British tennis players photographed in India about 100 years ago.

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Past Perfect Collection offers an unrivalled choice of antique furniture spanning the British, Dutch and Portugese era in India

Lord Curzon Viceroy of India with Maharajah Bhupinder Singh of Patiala.  c. 1907

The British Raj, pre Two rulers: the imperious and dynamic Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India with subjects and the Maharajah of Patiala, ruler of Amenable Indian princes were favored and flattered by the British rulers.

Days of glory: The Viceroy of India, Lord Linlithgow, at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Maharaja

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Days of glory: The Viceroy of India, Lord Linlithgow, at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Maharaja

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English Child on Pony Held by Indian Servant - Early Century Photograph

The Viceroy Lord Mountbatten, his wife Edwina and daughter Pamela having breakfast in front of the Viceroy's Lodge in Shimla, a hill station of Himachal Pradesh, India.  During the summer months the British Raj moved its administration to the cool mountain hill stations of the Himalayas.

The Viceroy Lord Mountbatten, his wife Edwina and daughter Pamela having breakfast in front of the Viceroy's Lodge in Shimla, a hill station of Himachal Pradesh, India. During the summer months the British Raj moved its administration to the cool mountai

British officer and family on arrival in India

Author Barbara Brouse & family towards the end of the Raj - lived there since age 6

Families in British India - a colonial family outing circa 1890 with hired bullock cart in South India. Photo courtesy the Cartner family collection, FIBIS.

Ishi indian essay Historical Essay, by Joe Caffentzis. Ishi: Last of the Yahi. In 1911 a man wandered out of the central.

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