Classic authors don’t fare much better. For instance, Jules Verne describes Aouda as “a celebrated beauty of the Parsee race, and the daughter of a wealthy Bombay merchant,” which allowed her to get “a thoroughly English education in that city, and, from her manners and intelligence, would be thought an European.”

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