Histtory 51 - A Jewel in the Crown Extra Credit

Histtory 51 - A Jewel in the Crown Extra Credit - Tran 1...

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Tran 1 Christina Tran History 51 Dr. Mitch Numark MW 12:00pm-1:15PM The Jewel in the Crown The setting of this story set in 1942 in Mayapore, a fictional city in an unnamed British province of India. The Province, which is located in Northern India, shares characteristics with Punjab and the United Provinces. The names of places and people suggest a connection to Bengai; however the physical characteristics place the setting in north-central India, rather than in northeast India. The province has an agricultural plain and, in the north, a mountainous region. Dibrapur is a smaller town about 75 miles away. Mayapore, although not the capital of the province, is a relatively large city, with a significant British presence in the cantonment area, where native Indians are not permitted to live. Across the rail lines lies the “black town”, where the native population resides. There is also a Eurasian Quarter, the residence of the mixed-race, Anglo-Indian. In the novel, The Jewel in the Crown, Daphne Manners, who has lost her immediate
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