Deathscapes: India in an age of Romanticism and empire, 1800–1856

  title={Deathscapes: India in an age of Romanticism and empire, 1800–1856},
  author={David Arnold},
  journal={Nineteenth-Century Contexts},
  pages={339 - 353}
  • D. Arnold
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • History
  • Nineteenth-Century Contexts
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