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An appeal to the ladies of Hyderabad : scandal in the Raj / Benjamin B. Cohen.

Author/creator Cohen, Benjamin B. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019.
Descriptionpages cm
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.
Abstract 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 noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2018045876

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