Maharanis: A Family Saga of Four Queens

  • 384 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
Maharanis: A Family Saga of Four Queens

Ʊ Free Hardcover Read @Maharanis: A Family Saga of Four Queens ნ Book By Lucy Moore ᄸ Drawing on accounts from the waning days of the Raj and the British Empire to the present, Moore The Thieves Opera brings exhaustive research to bear on the stories of four Indian queens who used their power to help forge social change Her fly on the wall approach gives their triumphs and struggles immediacy Refined Chimnabai began her marriage to the maharaja of the northern city of Baroda in purdah, which kept married women hidden from men other than their husbands, but after breaking purdah in 1913, she became a champion of women s rights Sunity Devi, maharani of Cooch Behar near what is now Bangladesh , forged a close friendship with Queen Victoria and wrote books on India s history for British audiences Chimnabai s gorgeous daughter, Indira, rejected her arranged alliance in order to marry Sunity s son, and later ruled in her late husband s place as regent of state Indira s daughter Ayesha defied her parents wishes so she could become the third wife of the man she loved and was elected to India s parliament in a 1962 landslide Today, she breeds polo ponies, works on conservationist campaigns and serves on the boards of schools she founded In their different ways, Moore writes, they were icons, modernizers and revolutionaries inspiring a redefinition of the role of women in modern India The book s rich details make up for its sometimes stiff prose, as Moore explores everything from the women s elaborate fashionssilk chiffon saris, magnificent jewels and spangled veilsto the politics and strict traditions of India s aristocracy Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved.A maharani is the wife of a maharaja, and through the lives of four such Indian queens, in two linked families over three generations, Moore demonstrates the changing currents of Indian politics and customs The story starts with Chimnabai, the first queen to break purdah, in 1913, and ends with her granddaughter Gayatri Devi Devi was the third wife of the maharaja of Jaipur, but after Independence stripped the princes of most of their power she ran successfully for Parliament She was also a socialiteJackie Kennedy was a friendand the book is generally as concerned with parties and polo matches as with politics The changes of the twentieth century seem to have been easier on the women than on their husbands and sons With only a few exceptions including Devi s husband, who had a heart attack during a polo match , the men died young, from complications of severe alcoholism Copyright 2005 The New Yorker Indira Devi Wikipedia Indira Devi, born as Raje February September , was the consort of Jitendra Narayan, Maharaja Cooch Behar, and a princess Baroda State A Princess Remembers The Memoirs the A Maharani Jaipur Gayatri on FREE shipping qualifying offers tracking course quick Dr Geeta Venkat, MD Book an Appointment Dr is allergy immunology specialist 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