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A short history of the British in India

Arthur D. Innes

A short history of the British in India

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Published by Methuen & co. in London .
Written in English

  • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.

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    Statementby Arthur D. Innes ...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 373 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22912445M

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