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Sidney Wadsworth: A Judge in Madras

Caroline Keen, A Judge in Madras: Sir Sidney Wadsworth and the Indian Civil Service, 1913-47, Harper Collins, 2021. Rs. 699. Most British (and Indian) officers of the Indian Civil Service diligently maintained copious diaries filled with detailed accounts of their … Continue reading

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Blogging in times of Covid-19

Blogging in times of corona I think it was Bertrand Russell (or maybe it was Bernard Shaw) who in the introduction to one of his books speculated as to what an exiled Greek statesman or a Chinese bureaucrat would have … Continue reading

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