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An Imperial Vision

Indian Architecture and Britain"s Raj

by Thomas R. Metcalf

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL7394597M
ISBN 100195656024
ISBN 109780195656022

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