Thursday, May 13, 2010

British cemeteries in India

Say Cheek
After the Raj
Hugh Purcell
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Glimpses of melancholy places

Many tourists visit British cemeteries in India, but the reason for so doing surely go beyond the search for family or general history, writes Hugh Purcell in ‘After the Raj'. “What exactly is the appeal of these melancholy places?” These are now the most ubiquitous British architecture in India, feels Purcell.

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