India, Old and New
by Sir Valentine Chirol
Publisher: Macmillan and Co. 1921
Number of pages: 344
Critique of early 20th Century India according to the British diplomat, journalist and historian. From the contents: the clash of two civilisations, the enduring power of Hinduism, Mahomedan domination, British rule under the east India company, the mutiny and fifty years after, the first great wave of unrest, the Morley-Minto reforms, through the great war to the great Indian reform bill, the emergence of mr. Gandhi, side-lights on the elections, cross currents in southern India, the birth of an Indian parliament, economic factors, the inclined plane of Gandhiism, the Indian problem a world problem.
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by C. F. De La Fosse - Macmillan & Co.
The book deals with events which merit consideration in a general survey of the history of the country, and it remains, as far as it is possible to make it, a connected and consecutive account from the earliest times down to the present day.
by G.H Westcott - Hesperides Press
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Jim Corbett killed a leopard at the age of nine and achieved a legendary reputation as a hunter. Here is the best of his books, which offers fascinating tales of pursuing tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the beginning of 20th century.