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history of India from the earliest times to the end of colonialism

Michael Edwardes

history of India from the earliest times to the end of colonialism

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Edwardes.
    SeriesUniversal library ; UL 245
    The Physical Object
    Pagination383 p. :
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18019743M


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1 At the time, Gandhi had only. Wirz, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Colonialism also helped to keep the memory of slavery alive. In the early nineteenth century, the UK had done its best to end the slave trade.

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