Readings in Indian history, politics and philosophy

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Allen & Unwin , London
Statementedited by K. Satchidananda Murty.
ContributionsMurty, Kotta Satchidananda.
The Physical Object
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This is a book based on the history of India, both political and economic. But it cannot be classified as a treatise on the politics of India, as the question asks. Now, there are no books that can cover all the politics and political history of India.

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