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Published by B.R. Pub. Corp., in association with Corpus Research Institute in Delhi, Kolkata .
Written in English


  • India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858 -- Congresses

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About the Edition

Papers presented at the Seminar: Rethinking and Reinventing the Revolt of 1857, held at Kolkata.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Chittabrata Palit, Mrinal Kumar Basu.
ContributionsPalit, Chittabrata., Basu, Mrinal Kumar., Corpus Research Institute.
LC ClassificationsDS478.3+, DS478.3 .R48 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23634145M
ISBN 108176466026
ISBN 109788176466028
LC Control Number2009346214

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