problem of the North-West frontier 1890-1908, with a survey of policy since 1849. by Davies, Cuthbert Collin

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  • India -- History.,
  • North-west Frontier Province (Pakistan)

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Paginationxii, 220 p. map, table.
Number of Pages220
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Open LibraryOL14892578M

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First published inthis book presents a historical study of the problems associated with controlling the 'North-West Frontier' region of British India.

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