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India and the British a quest for truth by Kendall, Patricia Mrs.

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in London .
Written in English



  • India


  • India -- Description and travel.,
  • India -- History.,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1765-1947.,
  • India -- Religion.,
  • India -- Social conditions.,
  • India -- Economic conditions.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Patricia Kendall.
LC ClassificationsDS407 .K4 1931a
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 467 p.
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6285684M
LC Control Number33003729

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