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Of the Raj, maharajas, and me

by M. A. Sreenivasan

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Published by Ravi Dayal Publishers, Distributed by Orient Longman in Delhi, Bangalore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Sreenivasan, M. A. 1897-,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 20th century.,
    • India -- Officials and employees -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reminiscences of a civil service official with the princely state of Mysore and Gwalior, and later with the government of British India.

      StatementM.A. Sreenivasan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS481.S675 A3 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 273 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1687435M
      ISBN 100863112528
      LC Control Number91909330

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