This volume, containing over 400 entries arranged alphabetically, is a valuable reference work on important events, public figures, and institutional changes in India from the start of the 18th century to 1947, with additional material on the 1950s and 1960s. Each entry is a compact, informative essay on the theme covered and concludes with a short bibliography. The Dictionary also contains a select chronology that provides a basic narrative of the period and a detailed index. Comprehensive and accessible, this book is a useful resource for anyone needing information about the people and events of modern Indian history.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0195615522