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The Resource The fishing fleet : husband-hunting in the Raj, Anne de Courcy

The fishing fleet : husband-hunting in the Raj, Anne de Courcy

Label
The fishing fleet : husband-hunting in the Raj
Title
The fishing fleet
Title remainder
husband-hunting in the Raj
Statement of responsibility
Anne de Courcy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the late 19th century, when the Raj was at its height, many of Britain's best and brightest young men went out to India to work. Countless young women, suffering at the lack of eligible men, followed in their wake. The women were known as 'the fishing fleet', and this text is their story
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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De Courcy, Anne
Dewey number
  • 954'.035'082
  • 954.083
  • 392.40954
  • 954.035082
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British
  • British
  • Women
  • Women
  • Courtship
  • Courtship
  • India
  • History
Label
The fishing fleet : husband-hunting in the Raj, Anne de Courcy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780297863823
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 335 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780297868477
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Label
The fishing fleet : husband-hunting in the Raj, Anne de Courcy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780297863823
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 335 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780297868477
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.

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