India Remembered

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On New Year's Day 1947, Lord Mountbatten was tasked with guiding India to independence as its last Viceroy. Accompanying her parents, Mountbatten's 17-year-old daughter spent 15 months as eye-witness to the proceedings of India's liberation. Her diaries, complemented by extracts from family photo albums, are an intimate guide to these events, and include encounters with Ghandi and Nehru, historic scenes both inspirational and harrowing, and fond recollections of trips around the India of the late 1940s.

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India Remembered

India Remembered

Paperback240pp Illustrated235x183mm

9781862058156     Product Code: 266236

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On New Year's Day 1947, Lord Mountbatten was tasked with guiding India to independence as its last Viceroy. Accompanying her parents, Mountbatten's 17-year-old daughter spent 15 months as eye-witness to the proceedings of India's liberation. Her diaries, complemented by extracts from family photo albums, are an intimate guide to these events, and include encounters with Ghandi and Nehru, historic scenes both inspirational and harrowing, and fond recollections of trips around the India of the late 1940s.

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