For the first time in its history, India was firmly united under one rule—the rule of the Pax Britannica.
Pax Britannica has been one of the greatest boons that the West has conferred upon the East.
The ægis of the Pax Britannica—if you will pardon the expression—was over me.
But this stupendous conflict shows that the "Pax Britannica" has not succeeded in averting wars.
Reader: Then you will contend that the Pax Britannica is a useless encumbrance?