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Historical dictionary of India

Author: Surjit Mansingh
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"With more than 100 new cross-referenced dictionary entries - the majority of which pertain to the last decade - and other updates, this second edition of Historical Dictionary of India illustrates the rapidly evolving situation without neglecting the country's ancient past. The chronology is updated, the introduction is expanded, and the bibliography includes numerous new titles."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
History
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Surjit Mansingh
ISBN: 0810847701 9780810847705
OCLC Number: 62110001
Description: xliii, 833 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Maps --
Chronology --
Introduction --
The dictionary --
Chief executives of British India --
Heads of State of independent India --
Prime Ministers of India --
Chief Justices of India --
Chief election commissioners of India --
Population of India by state, gender, and location, 2001 --
Population of India by state and religious affiliation, 2001 --
Composition of the Lok Sabha by political party, 1952-2004 --
List of political parties, 2004 --
India's foreign trade.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, 58.
Responsibility: Surjit Mansingh.
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"With more than 100 new cross-referenced dictionary entries - the majority of which pertain to the last decade - and other updates, this second edition of Historical Dictionary of India illustrates the rapidly evolving situation without neglecting the country's ancient past. The chronology is updated, the introduction is expanded, and the bibliography includes numerous new titles."--Jacket.

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