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Title Journal of a Residence in India by Maria Graham
Author(s) Graham, Maria
Section Section I: Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969
Date 1812
Document Type Printed Book, Diary
Place of Publication Edinburgh/London
Publisher Archibald Constable and Company/ Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
Library Bodleian Library
Reference 2064.d.85
Region South Asia
Names Maria Dundas Graham, Lady Callcott, Maha Rajah (p135), Marquis Wellesley
Places India, Bombay (p1), Mahratta, Guzerat, Elephanta (p54), Poonah (p78), Colombo (p100), Sri Lanka, Calicut (p109), Madras (p123), Calcutta (p131), Bengal (p197), Barrackpore (p142), Cape of Good Hope (p174), South Africa, Cape Town, St Helena (p180)
Topics travel writing, journal, letters, diary, caste system (p2), Hindu culture, Hinduism (p45), religion, history, dress (p2), Indian culture, marriage customs (p42), death, burial customs, Sati, Suttee (p74), Hindu temples (p14), Buddhist temple (p88), Buddhism, temple of Elephanta (p54), illustrations (pp55, 159, 168), temple of Carli (p63), Tentyra temple (p53), natural history, coconut, Banyan tree, snakes (p23), Islam, Sooni, Sheea Muslims, Mohammedanism, mosques, tombs (p9), multi-cultural cemetery (p11), Brahmins, Portuguese empire, cotton trade (p13), cannibalism by Pariahs (p15), harem (p17), colonial garden houses, food, vegetables, drink, diet, colonial social life, balls, dinners, Indian Civil Service, civil servants, military contacts, processions (p34), markets (p33), entertainers, jugglers, sword swallowing (p126), Parsees (p41), trained elephants (p104), comparisons between Ancient Hindu and Celtic culture (p169), Hottentots (p175), missionaries in South Africa (p176), Dutch empire
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