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Biographical

General History

Locations

  • Mussoorie Merchant: The Indian Letters of Mauger Fitzhugh Monk 1828 - 1849 published by Pagoda Tree Press. This set of previously unpublished letters home give a fascinating insight into the early days of life in Mussoorie. (Title transferred Feb 2015)
  • Mussoorie Medley: Tales of Yesteryear, published by Niyogi Books, 2010. Extensive, well-researched book by local historian and university lecturer Ganesh Saili. Outlines the British period in Mussoorie in depth, with many anecdotes and historical photographs. A review of the book, Hill, Vale & Many A Tale from Outlookindia.com (Title transferred Feb 2015)
  • Mussoorie and Landour: Days of Wine and Roses, published by Lustre Press Pvt Ltd, New Delhi. (Can be purchased through online booksellers such as Amazon.com, or you may be able to interloan it through your local library.) 1992. Fascinating account of the two hill stations, with historical photographs, by well-known author Ruskin Bond and lecturer/historian Ganesh Saili, both Mussoorie residents. (Title transferred Feb 2015)

Architecture

  • Stones of Empire, Morris, Jan and JJ Cotton. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1983. (Title transferred November 2014)
  • Splendors of the Raj (British Architecture in India 1660 -1947), Davis, Philip. London, John Murray (Publishers)Ltd, 1985. (Title transferred November 2014)
  • The Indian Metropolis, Evenson, Norma. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1989. (Title transferred November 2014)

Military History

Miscellaneous




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