India Britannica: A Vivid Introduction to the History of British India

India Britannica: A Vivid Introduction to the History of British India

by Geoffrey Moorhouse MOORHOUSE
     
 


From the beginnings of the East India Company in the seventeenth century down to February 28, 1948, when the Somerset Light Infantry became the last British soldiers to leave Indian soil, Moorhouse charts the course of British rule in India.See more details below

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From the beginnings of the East India Company in the seventeenth century down to February 28, 1948, when the Somerset Light Infantry became the last British soldiers to leave Indian soil, Moorhouse charts the course of British rule in India.

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"... [He] correctly assesses the importance of the British contribution to India as the rule of law and a parliamentary vision." — Library Journal
 

"Daringly ambitious... diligence, research, compassion, criticism and—what is very rare in a serious work about India—wit." — The Daily Telegraph

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ISBN-13:
9780897334822
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporate
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Pages:
260
Sales rank:
1,264,284
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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