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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 books include The Last Leopard, The Long Recessional (FSG, 2002), and The Ruling Caste (FSG, 2006).

David Gilmour

Copyright Laura Gilmour

David Gilmour

The British in India

David Gilmour
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An immersive portrait of the lives of the British in India, from the seventeenth century to Independence

Who of the British went to India, and why? We know about Kipling and...

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The Pursuit of Italy

David Gilmour
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A provocative, entertaining account of Italy's diverse riches, its hopes and dreams, its past and present

Did Garibaldi do Italy a disservice when he helped its disparate parts achieve...

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The Ruling Caste

David Gilmour
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"[A] lavishly enjoyable book." —Tunku Varadarajan, The Wall Street Journal

Between 1837 and 1901, fewer than one thousand Britons at any one time managed an empire of 300 million...

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Curzon

David Gilmour
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"Elegant biography . . . a fast-moving, entertaining, and finely written story." --Simon Schama, The New Yorker

George Nathaniel Curzon's controversial life in public service...

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The Long Recessional

David Gilmour
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"Readable and reliable . . . [Gilmour's] assessment of the political background of Kipling's writings is exemplary." —Earl L. Dachslager, Houston Chronicle

David Gilmour's superbly...

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