4 edition of Indians in British overseas colonies found in the catalog.
Indians in British overseas colonies
On the indentured Indian labor from India and their migration into various British Colonies; a study.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Panchanan Saha with a foreword by Eric J. Hobsbawm.|
|LC Classifications||HD4875.I5 S24 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||298 p. :|
|Number of Pages||298|
|LC Control Number||2004326391|
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