To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems. The second of Hollywood's recent handsome tributes to the glory of Brtiish rule in India, a sprawling screen biography of England's great soldier-politician, arrived at the Rivoli last night.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, this word was rarely heard outside the plains of north India until the late 18th century, when it suddenly became a common term across Britain. To understand how and why it took root and flourished in so distant a landscape, one need only visit Powis Castle. The last hereditary Welsh prince, Owain Gruffydd ap Gwenwynwyn, built Powis castle as a craggy fort in the 13th century; the estate was his reward for abandoning Wales to the rule of the English monarchy.
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Robert Clive, known as Clive of India, was governor and commander-in-chief of India and was given the flask after the Battle of Plassey in An export ban has been placed on a rare jewelled flask given to Clive of India in the hope a buyer can be found to keep it in the UK. Robert Clive, known as Clive of India, was governor and commander-in-chief of India and became famous for his victory over the Nawab of Bengal during the Battle of Plassey in He was one of the key figures in establishing British rule in India, but the amassing of his own personal fortune and his treatment of people in the region has led to him being remembered as a controversial figure.
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The focus of this article is on the introduction of sex education to middle-class white children in South Africa during the s and s. It argues that 'Facts about Ourselves for Growing Girls and Boys', a pamphlet put out by the Johannesburg Public Health Department inopens a window onto the ways in which sexual knowledge was mobilised to teach white, middle-class children correct forms of heterosexuality, as well as to assert and patrol boundaries between these children and African adults, particularly men. Until relatively recently, the field of the history of sexuality has been dominated by efforts to retrieve the histories of marginalised groups.
The gold hoard of Clive of India, lost in a shipwreck off South Africa inhas finally come to the surface and will be sold in London next month. The treasure was found by two scuba divers, but its discovery resulted a legal challenge in South Africa in Mark Rasmussen, one of Spink's coin specialists, said yesterday: "The divers didn't want to reveal the exact site of the discovery because it was in international waters and would compromise further research in the area. But South Africa claimed strongly that the treasure was stolen from Bird Island, which is inside their territorial waters off Port Elizabeth.