Britain and India, 1600-1945
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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India

Subjects:

  • India -- Politics and government -- 1765-1947.,
  • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Reginald Coupland.
SeriesLongmans" pamphlets on the British commonwealth ;, 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS463 .C6 1946
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6512513M
LC Control Number47004269
OCLC/WorldCa26725667

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