Books: Mayo's Mother

THE FACE OF MOTHER INDIA—Katherine Mayo—Harper ($3.50).

The distinction of The Face of Mother India lies in its 406 photographs, covering typical Indian scenes that range from broad panoramas of the Himalayas to pictures of street fighting, of obscene idols, of corpses being burned beside the Ganges. Katherine Mayo supplies a text to accompany these views in a brief, anti-Hindu, over-simplified sketch of Indian history from the Muslim invasion of 999 A. D. to the trials of Mahatma Gandhi in 1935. Readers who do not share her passionate hatred of Hindu ways are likely...

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