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A military history of India and South Asia

A military history of India and South Asia

from the East India Company to the nuclear era

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Published by Praeger Security International in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India -- History, Military,
  • South Asia -- History, Military

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Daniel P. Marston and Chandar S. Sundaram ; foreword by Stephen P. Cohen.
    ContributionsMarston, Daniel., Sundaram, Chandar S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS442 .M55 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17866085M
    ISBN 100275985709
    ISBN 109780275985707
    LC Control Number2006028574


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