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Keeping the Jewel in the Crown : The British Betrayal of India (Hardcover) (Walter Reid)

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When India became independent in 1947, the general view, which has prevailed until now, is that Britain had been steadily working for an amicable transfer of power for decades. In this book Walter Reid argues that nothing could be further from the truth. With reference to a vast amount of documentary material, from private letters to public records and state papers, he shows how Britain held back political progress in India for as long as possible ? a policy which led to unimaginable chaos and suffering when independence was granted, and which created a legacy of hatred and distrust that continues to this day.
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Author: Walter Reid
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2016
TCIN: 51737440
UPC: 9781780273365
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-4902

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