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David Gilmour

David Gilmour Copyright Laura Gilmour

Sir David Gilmour is one of Britain's most admired and accomplished historical writers and biographers. His previous books include The Last Leopard, The Long Recessional (FSG, 2002), and, most recently, The Ruling Caste (FSG, 2006).

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The Pursuit of Italy

David Gilmour

One of The Economist’s 2011 Books of the Year Did Garibaldi do Italy a disservice when he helped its disparate parts achieve unity? Was the goal of political...

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The Ruling Caste

David Gilmour

A sparkling, provocative history of the English in South Asia during Queen Victoria's reignBetween 1837 and 1901, less than 100,000 Britons at any one time managed...

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Curzon

David Gilmour

“A Superb New Biography . . . A Tragic Story, Brilliantly Told.” —Andrew Roberts, Literary ReviewGeorge Nathaniel Curzon’s controversial life in public...

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The Long Recessional

David Gilmour

A major new biography of Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was a unique figure in British history, a great writer as well as an imperial icon whose life trajectory matched...

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