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An imperial disaster : the Bengal cyclone of 1876

Author: Benjamin Kingsbury
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2018] ©2018
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The first history of one of the nineteenth century's greatest natural calamities, its political context and its impact on colonial India.
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Kingsbury, Benjamin, 1987-
Imperial disaster.
New York : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018420542
(OCoLC)1007065731
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Kingsbury
ISBN: 9780190050146 0190050144
OCLC Number: 1057472017
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 210 pages) : maps
Contents: The estuary --
The forest --
The cyclone --
The response --
The epidemic --
The aftermath --
Epilogue: the trial.
Responsibility: Benjamin Kingsbury.

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