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Fanny Parks accompanied her husband, a customs official, to India in 1822 and, unlike other British wives, many of whom found the heat oppressive and the way of life uncongenial, thoroughly immersed herself in all things Indian and Hindu, becoming an avid and knowledgeable student of Hindu life and history. She speaks of "us Indians" and was appalled at the idea of having to return to England. She travelled extensively, often solo, and declares "Roaming about with a good tent and a good Arab, one might be happy for ever in India. Printed Pages: 1115p. with 12 coloured and 30 b/w illustrations.
Title: Wanderings of a Pilgrim: In search of the picturesque, during four-and-twenty years in the east; with revelations of life in the Zenana, 2 vols.
Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1999
ISBN 13: 9788121509091
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: New
Jacket Condition: New
Size: 14 Cms x 23 Cms
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 023580
Keywords: Geography Travels Voyages