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partition of India, 1947 the twenty-fourth Montague Burton lecture on international relations by Cyril Henry Philips

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Published by Leeds University Press in Leeds .
Written in English


  • Pakistan movement -- History,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947.

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SeriesMontague Burton lecture on international relations -- no. 24
LC ClassificationsDS480.83 P45
The Physical Object
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19259890M

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