1. ME AND HISTORY (OR HISTORY AND ME...)
At its height, the British Empire covered 14 million square miles of territory and ruled over a quarter of the world’s population. To look at it another way, there were 450 million people in the British Empire....
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I attended a school founded in 1836 by a French adventurer called Claude Martin. It was basically a British "Public School", with an western liberal arts curriculum culminating in exams set by the Oxford University Examination Board and corrected and marked in the UK.
Below is a video of my father - William "Robby" Robinson - from an American instructional film on wartime traffic control. He was a Calcutta Police inspector when this film was made. He appears briefly at around 3'00" indicating routes on a map of the city to two US soldiers.