British connection with India by Kanakarayan Tiruselvam Paul

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  • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947.

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Statementby K. T. Paul; with a foreword by the Earl of Ronaldshay.
LC ClassificationsDS463 .P3
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6715456M
LC Control Number28013691

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