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Europeans in the Indian Services

Nature volume 114, pages 4143 (12 July 1924) | Download Citation

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THE story of the British servants of the Indian Government falls naturally into three periods. In the first period the Britisher (we cannot say Englishman because he was more often Scotch or Irish) usually gave up his native land, adopted India as his country, often took an Indian wife; and had a real chance of understanding the people he ruled. There were then few white women in India.

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https://doi.org/10.1038/114041a0

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