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Title Reminiscences, English and Australasian
Author(s) Doss, N. L
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1893
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication Calcutta
Library British Library
Notes Being an Account of a Visit to England, Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Ceylon etc.
Region South Asia, Europe, Australasia
Names Nundo Lall Doss, Dasa Nandalala, William Blomfield (pi), Dr Farrar (p79), Rajah Ram Mohan Roy (p96), David Livingstone (p123), Luis Vaez-Torres (p174), Abel Jansen Tasman (pp145, 155, 174), James Cook (pp155, 175, 189, 191), William Dampier (p175), Joseph Banks (p175)
Places India, Madras (p7), Bombay (p231), Sri Lanka, Ceylon (pp9, 11, 220), Colombo (p11), Kandy (p220), Africa, Egypt, Aden (p20), Suez (p23), Port Said (p24), South Africa, Cape Town (p141), Malta, Valetta (p27), England, London (p34), Windsor (p91), Bristol (p94), Hastings, Brighton (p98), Reading (p102), Oxford (p106), Shrewsbury (p108), Stratford-on-Avon (p110), Leeds, Manchester (p117), Liverpool (p120), Sheffield (p120), Scotland, Glasgow (p122), Edinburgh (p123), Dundee (p126), Tenerife (p139), France, Paris (p127), Australasia, Tasmania, Van Diemen's Land (p145), Hobart (p149), New Zealand (p155), Port Chalmers (p162), Dunedin (p164), Christchurch (p168), Wellington (p170), Australia (p173), New South Wales, Sydney (p189), Victoria, Melbourne and Ballarat (p200), Adelaide (p213)
Topics Indian literature, memoir, travel writing, subject, London Missionary Society (p149), colonial power, colonial rule, perception as member of conquered race (pi), religion (pp71, 181), Christianity (ppii, 16, 72, 157), contents (piv), liat sea (pp1, 139, 173), climate (pp1, 41, 87, 123), separation of race between European and Indian (p2), racism (p2), class (p2), Bengali Baboo (p2), poor standard of curry outside India (p4), difference in culture and language between Calcutta and Madras, Zenana (pp8, 76), Christian education (pp8, 157), caste (p9), light and sanitation (pp9, 18), dress (pp10, 18, 25), Egyptian female dress (p25), veil (p25), trade (pp13, 21, 25, 41, 104), Ceylon currency (p13), Lotus tank (p14), Colombo museum (p16), Islam, Mohammedanism (pp16, 26), Buddhism (pp16, 224), music (p20), colonial conflict, Anglo-Egyptian war (p23), entertainment (p25), first impressions of London railway station (pp34, 36), shopping (pp35, 42), haggling (p35), attitude of Londoners towards an Indian (p37), on the streets of London (p38), transport (pp39, 83, 134, 136, 148), police (p40), crossing sweepers (p40), street vendors (pp41, 45), markets (pp41, 64, 224), status of women in England (p43), female employment (p43), freedom of women in England and Bombay (pp43, 237), restaurants (p44), commuting (p44), housing (pp44, 82, 162, 234), advertising (pp44-45, 85), Westminster Abbey (pp47-49), St Paul's Cathedral (pp50-51), National Gallery (pp52-53), education (pp53, 72-73, 90, 106, 158, 180), Bank of England (pp54-55), gold (pp55, 162, 209), British Museum (pp56-57), Tower of London (p58-59), Crystal Palace (pp60-62), colonial conflict (pp60, 156), Albert memorial (p64), Covent Garden (p64), comparison between English and Indian Cattle (p66), agriculture (p68), Madam Tussaud's (p69), observation of Sabbath (pp71, 181), alcohol (p71), class (pp71-72), church attendance in London (p72), missionary work (pp75, 94, 101, 129, 157, 238), public house (p77), transport, railway (pp83, 95, 213, 236), London Underground (p86), fog (p87), Windsor Castle (pp91, 96, 200, 205), Brighton Pavilion (p101), cost of pineapples (p102), Hinduism (pp103, 139), factory (p104), Shakespeare (p110), British industry (p110), wool industry (p114), cotton (p117), colonial trade, Indian's familiarity with British goods and companies (pp102, 114, 121, 146, 161), Paris Evangelical Missionary Society (p129), Paris Exhibition (p137), convict transportation (pp146, 176), mutton transported to England (p146), transfer of plants and animals (pp147, 161, 192, 197), indigenous peoples, Aborigines (pp147, 185-187), Australian outback, Bush (p151), colonist (p152), colonial liin Australasian bush (pp152, 176), Maoris (p156), land rights (p156), cannibalism (p157), Maori members of New Zealand legislature (p158), voting rights (p158), Chinese and Indian immigrants to New Zealand (pp158, 183, 195-197), natural history (pp159, 192), Australian army (p177), exploitation of resources, mining (p179), Melbourne International Exhibition (p179), Christianity of Australia (p181), colonial fear of Chinese immigrants (pp183, 195-197), water supply (p184), mixed-race (pp147, 185-186), alcohol abuse (p187), law (p187), Queen Victoria's birthday (p194), treatment of deaf, dumb and blind (pp206-208)