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The Eyes of Asia

Rudyard Kipling

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. . .e women understand perfectly what is needful in the day of trial. They say to their men: "Add to the renown of your race. We will attend to the rest through the excellent education which this just Government has caused us to receive." Thus the men's hearts are lightened when they go to the war. They confide securely in their well educated women. How is it with our horses? Shape and size from the sire: temper and virtue from the dam. If the mare endures thirst, the colt can run without water. Man's nature also draws from the spindle-side. Why have we allowed forgetfulness to impair our memory? This was well known in the old days. In this country arrangements for washing clothes exist in almost every house, such as tubs, boards, and irons, and there is a machine to squeeze water out of the washed clothes. They do not conceal their astonishment at our methods. Our women should be taught. Only by knowledge is anything achieved. Otherwise we are as children running about naked under. . . Read More

Community Reviews

The sheer amount of propaganda in this, phoo.

THIS IS A BOOK OR PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE AND THERE I FOUND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE SOLIDER AND HIS FAMILY WITH THE BACKGROUND OF FRONTIER IN EUROPE !A GOOD READING AS AN ENGLISH PROSE !

a quick read, basically four correspondence letters. The letters explain english culture through the lens of Asian eyes. the gist of the book is praising England while ridiculing India. Through out the reading I couldn't help but think of Blackface. Kipling seemed to be imposing his western views...more

This is the second collection of Kipling’s that I’ve read (the first being The Gate of The Hundred Sorrows published by Penguin in the Little Black Classics format.) I enjoyed reading that and have enjoyed reading this one as well. There’s no doubt that Kipling sahib has some serious talent with...more

Four stories as told by soldiers from Indian regiments in the First World War, involving letters home.

A quick read but very good.

This was super interesting to read, can wait to study it