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Indian famine and agrarian problems a policy study on the administration of Lord George Hamilton, secretary of state for India, 1895-1903 by Premansukumar Bandyopadhyay

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Published by Star Publications in Calcutta .
Written in English



  • India


  • Hamilton, George Francis, Lord, 1845-1927.,
  • Famines -- Government policy -- India -- History.,
  • Agriculture and state -- India -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Premansukumar Bandyopadhyay.
LC ClassificationsHC439 .B26 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2511662M
LC Control Number87903773

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