A land of mystery and ancient secrets, subjugated by the power of Empire. India, the jewel in England's imperial crown. It is a land that has brought the English riches and tribute for many years, managed by the vast British East India Company. But, for all their power and magic, there are forces in India that the colonial powers can scarce imagine. This complete guide to the fascinating country of India in the Victorian age features comprehensive detail on the culture, castes, varna and religions of this mysterious country.