People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the seventeenth century. The presence of princes and maharajahs is well documented but this book, first published in 1986, was the first account of the ordinary people in Britain. This book will be of interest to students of history.

chapter 1|10 pages

India and Britain

chapter 2|23 pages

Chattels of the Empire: Servants and Ayahs

chapter 3|21 pages

Sailors who Filled the Gap: the Lascars

chapter 5|37 pages

Early Challengers to the Empire

chapter 6|31 pages

Soldiers of the Empire in Two World Wars

chapter 7|25 pages

Radical Voices

chapter 8|21 pages

Princes, Students and Travellers