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A short history of the British commonwealth.

Ramsay Muir

A short history of the British commonwealth.

by Ramsay Muir

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Published by World Book Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22920401M

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    Summary. The History of British India purports to be a study of India in which James set out to attack the history, character, religion, literature, arts, and laws of India, also making claims about the influence of the Indian climate. He also aimed to locate the attacks on India within a wider theoretical framework. The book begins with a preface in which Mill tries to make a virtue of having Author: James Mill.   (). Decolonization: A Short History, by Jan C. Jansen and Jürgen Osterhammel. The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History: Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. Author: John M. MacKenzie.

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