A History of Modern India, 1480-1950
Anthem Press, Sep 24, 2004 - History - 601 pages
'A History of Modern India' provides a comprehensive chronological analysis of India’s vibrant and diverse history. As well as analysing the major empires of modern India, from the Mughals to the Raj, 'A History of Modern India' considers the economic, social and intellectual dynamism that accompanied intervening periods of political fragmentation, such as the 80 years that separated the Mughal and the British regimes.
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