Modern India: A Co-operative Survey
London, Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford. 1931. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. viii, 304pp, 5 maps (one folding colored in end pocket), 3 diagrams, 18 chapters each on a separate department or subject area authored by a specialist on that area, index. 12mo/19cm. Blue cloth, slightly rubbed, some soil, back hinge a little weak, otherwise internally fine. A broad picture of every aspect of British India in 1931 patterned after Sir Richard Temple's, India in 1880. Among the specialist authors are Sir Harcourt Butler, Sir William Barton, General Sir George Barrow, the Editor, Sir E. Denison Ross, W.H. Moreland, Sir Thomas Ward, Lord Meston, Vera Anstey and Sir Alexander Murray. Two of the maps show the Indian railways in 1872 and 1930; another the composition of the Indian Army in 1929. Sir John Cumming (1868-1958), formerly of the Indian Civil Service, wrote or edited more than a dozen books on India. Fine.
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