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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India

Subjects:

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

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-407) and index.

StatementJohn F. Riddick.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT1503 .R53 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 445 p. ;
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL363079M
ISBN 100313292329
LC Control Number98023311

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