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Published: 15 July 2019

424 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190914400

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Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia

Pioneer of British Colonial Rule

Shah Mahmoud Hanifi and Preface by William Dalrymple

  • Examines the life of one of the principal intellectual architects of British colonial rule in South Asia.
  • Mountstuart Elphinstone's writings became the main source of British information on Afghanistan and included an influential history of India.
  • Includes a preface by renowned writer and historian, William Dalrymple.