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Day 636 September 28 2010

In 5th line on September 29, 2010 at 8:14 pm

“There were those who argued pessimistically that the Indians were so far behind in the race that they would never catch up, but in general the British in India held that the great work of civilizing them could be done – with immeasurable time and effort.”~~Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives and Daughters of the British Empire in India by Margaret MacMillan

MacMillan is the granddaughter of one of the British women of the Raj, who attempted to replicate Brit society in India. A solid but fun read!

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