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The middle class in colonial India

Sanjay Joshi

The middle class in colonial India

by Sanjay Joshi

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-324).

Statementedited by Sanjay Joshi
SeriesOxford in India readings. Themes in Indian history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT690.A-ZI+
The Physical Object
Paginationlvi, 326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540420M
ISBN 100198063822
ISBN 109780198063827
LC Control Number2010318284

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