How did British rule in India transform persons from lower social classes? Could Indians from such classes rise in the world? This book explores such questions by examining the intriguing story of an interracial family who lived in southern India in the mid-nineteenth century.
About the Author
Chandra Mallampalli is Associate Professor of History at Westmont College. His publications include Christians and Public Life in Colonial South India, 1863–1937 (2004).