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India War

The Great Mutiny: India 1857, by Christopher Hibbert.
In 1857, three regiments of Indian troops mutinied, sparking a revolt that resulted in the slaughter of countless British residents in India. In turn, the British launched massive revenge attacks that slaughtered countless Indians. In this book, Hibbert chronicles the causes of the mutiny, the course it took, and its aftermath.

Imperial Connections: India in the Indian Ocean Arena, 1860-1920, by Thomas R. Metcalf.
A thought-provoking analysis of Indian history that contends that the India of the Raj was as much a colonizer as it was colonized.

My Bombay Kitchen: Traditional and Modern Parsi Home Cooking, by Niloufer Ichaporia King.
165 mouth-watering Parsi recipes, accompanied by insights in Parsi history and culture.

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