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Author Cohen, Benjamin B., author

Title An appeal to the ladies of Hyderabad : scandal in the Raj / Benjamin B. Cohen
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019
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Contents New beginnings in Lucknow and Hyderabad -- A grand tour to the heart of empire -- The pinnacle of power -- The scandal unleashed -- The prosecution charge -- I have seen this lady before -- Star witnesses and a verdict -- Pink and yellow accusations -- Turned adrift
Summary Benjamin Cohen tells the dramatic story of Mehdi Hasan and Ellen Donnelly, whose marriage convulsed high society in nineteenth-century India and whose notorious trial reverberated throughout the British Empire, setting the benchmark for Victorian scandals. In the struggle of one couple, he exposes the fault lines that would soon tear a world apart.-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Donnelly, Ellen Gertrude, 1854-1912
Jang, Fathah Nawaz, 1852-1904
Jang, Fathah Nawaz, 1852-1904.
British Occupation of India (1765-1947)
Miscegenation -- India -- History -- 19th century
Scandals -- India -- History -- 19th century
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists
HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
Race relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Hyderabad (India : State) -- History -- 19th century
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947
India -- Officials and employees -- Biography
India -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
India -- Hyderabad (State)
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0674239210 (electronic bk.)
9780674239210 (electronic bk.)