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The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Elizabeth Hamilton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In The Feringhees, Elizabeth Hamilton, herself born in India, reveals through the medium of her husband’s great-great-grandfather, Sir Robert Hamilton, and her own father, Sir William Barton, the ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In this chapter the author explains her deeply felt connections with India through her husband’s ancestor, the distinguished Sir Robert Hamilton, and her father, Sir William Barton. She describes the ... More


The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Elizabeth Hamilton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In The Feringhees, Elizabeth Hamilton, herself born in India, reveals through the medium of her husband’s great-great-grandfather, Sir Robert Hamilton, and her own father, Sir William Barton, the ... More


The Young Rajah Holkar

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Sir Robert, who has now inherited the title of Baronet, enters the Political Service and becomes the Resident at Indore where he establishes a good relationship with the young Rajah Holkar. Louisa is ... More


The Feringhees in Trouble

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

As accounts of the mutinies and massacres reach him, Sir Robert reluctantly sets sail for Calcutta. He enters into discussions with Lord Canning, who asks him to draw up a plan for the recovery of ... More


In Pursuit of the Rani

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0017
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The Rani outwits her pursuers and the Field Force remains at Jhansi resting and clearing up after the siege. Sir Robert is kept busy carrying out the trials of captured rebels and he establishes that ... More


Sir Robert and The Rani of Jhansi

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Among those whose right to rule is questioned under the Doctrine of Lapse is the legendary Rani of Jhansi who is acting as Regent, the adopted heir, Damodar, being still a child. Threatened with ... More


The Colonel in Charge

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Sir Robert’s stand-in, Colonel Durand, is shown in this chapter to be a different character to Sir Robert, far less sympathetic in his dealings with Holkar, his confrontational manner causing ... More


Retirement

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Sir Robert is forced to retire owing to ill health. His son-in-law, Colonel Hutchinson, takes over his role as Resident in Indore. At Avon Cliffe in Tiddington, near Stratford–on-Avon, he becomes ... More


Robert and Constantia

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

When on leave in England, Robert claims as his bride the lovely Constantia Anson, and their life in Meerut and Agra is recounted here, with the balls, the dinner parties, theatricals, and other ... More


Mutiny at Indore

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Gradually the story of the mutiny at Indore unfolds. It is told through the eyes of Sir Robert’s son-in-law, Captain Shakespear, and the indomitable Mrs Durand. Holkar’s troops and the sepoys mutiny, ... More


The Relief of Sagar

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
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September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0015
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

When the troops appear, the rebels in Sagar leave in a hurry. The troops are kitted out by the Parsee merchants in lighter, less conspicuous clothes. The expedition continues in the mounting heat and ... More


Holkar in Danger

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Life in Mhow is described, as is the sad death of the indomitable Mrs Durand who had suffered a miscarriage on the march. When Durand finally sets off, his force is diverted to the Malwa province, to ... More


The Governor-General’s Agent

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Sir Robert is singled out to be Agent to the Governor-General in the Central Provinces, gaining an intimate knowledge of the area through his annual winter tours and establishing a good rapport with ... More


The Campaign Begins

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
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September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The great expedition sets off in the direction of Bhopal, where Sir Robert and General Rose visit the begum. Shakespear describes this and other events in his detailed diary. The begum contributes ... More


Innovators, Imitators, and a Jubilee Industry

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

The ever-growing success of the Fisk Jubilee Singers attracted widespread notice, and by 1873–1874 the troupe was facing a field of competitors, some of whom made innovations to the concert ... More


A New Governor-General

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Sir Robert’s belief in the value of the independent states which relieved the British of the burden of administering the entire country is shaken by the appointment of Lord Dalhousie as the new ... More


Lessons and Legacies

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

The earliest literary recognitions of black music set up an artificial dichotomy between “white” and “black” traditions, suggesting for each of these two categories an essence and a stability that ... More


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