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The classics and colonial India

Author: Phiroze Vasunia
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Classical presences
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a unique cross-cultural study, this book provides a detailed account of the relationship between classical antiquity and the British colonial presence in India. Vasunia shows how classical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phiroze Vasunia
ISBN: 9780199203239 0199203237
OCLC Number: 859837570
Description: xii, 398 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION; PART ONE: ALEXANDER IN INDIA; PART TWO: CAESAR IN PECCAVISTAN; PART THREE: CO-OPERATION AND LIBERATION; EPILOGUE: GANDHI, NEHRU, SOCRATES; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Series Title: Classical presences
Responsibility: Phiroze Vasunia.

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This is a gold-mine of a book, that treats a fascinating subject with all the intelligent imagination, based on exhaustive research, that it so richly deserves. * Professor Peter Green, Adjunct Read more...

 
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