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The Princes of India in the Endgame of Empire, 1917 1947


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Mai 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A fascinating study of the role played by the Indian princes in the devolution of British colonial power.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. The making of Indian India; 2. The shackles of paramountcy; 3. A vision splendid; 4. The princes and the diehards; 5. On the edge of the abyss; 6. Indian summer; 7. Fin de siecle; Conclusion.

Pressestimmen

'The Princes' role has been unjustly neglected in recent appraisals of modern Indian history. This valuable study puts them into proper context and charts their by no means inevitable decline.' Asian Affairs ' ... in terms of scholastic achievement it is a work of worth ... This book will throw scholarly light on the late colonial period, which is critical to the understanding of India's history.' The Telegraph
EAN: 9780521894364
ISBN: 0521894360
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Indian Hi'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2002
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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