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Mountstuart Elphinstone and the making of southwestern India by James Sutherland Cotton

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Published by Clarendon press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Elphinstone, Mountstuart, 1779-1859

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Statementby J. S. Cotton, M. A.
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23365712M
LC Control Number05003113

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