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jewel in Neptune"s crown

Katherine Isobel Arkell

jewel in Neptune"s crown

the role of Venice in the grand tour of the eighteenth century.

by Katherine Isobel Arkell

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Published .
Written in English


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ContributionsManchester Metropolitan University. Department of English and History.
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Open LibraryOL21057365M

  In the folklore of Greek and Roman myths, Aquamarine became the sacred jewel of Neptune. Believing the jewel had powers to claim stormy waters as well as protect seafarers from peril. While early Romans referred to the stone as the sailor’s gem. With first documented use in ancient Greece ranging between to BC.   No set of novels so richly recreates the last days of India under British rule—"two nations locked in an imperial embrace"—as Paul Scott's historical tour de force, The Raj Jewel in the Crown opens in as the British fear both Japanese invasion and Indian demands for independence. On the night after the Indian Congress Party votes to support Ghandi, riots break out and an Brand: University of Chicago Press.

  The Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-Series ) The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, /10(K). As The Jewel in the Crown opens, World War II is at its height, and Gandhi is calling for the British to leave. When Daphne Manners arrives in Mayapore, she meets two men who will change her life: Hari Kumar and Ronald Merrick. She begins to fall for Hari, but Ronald Merrick - the local police superintendent - becomes infatuated with her and seethes with hatred for Hari.

BOOK ONE OF THE RAJ QUARTETIndia everything is in flux. World War II has shown that the British are not invincible and the self-rule lobby is gaining many supporters. Against this background, Daphne Manners, a young English girl, is brutally raped in the Bibighat Gardens. The racism, brutality and hatred launched upon the head of her young Indian lover echo the dreadful violence 4/5(18).   Priscilla Shirer herself is a crown jewel, mined from a family of precious gems. Reading her book is like a walk through Tiffany's as she uses her insights to draw the reader's attention to the various facets of a godly woman's character/5(3).


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