Imagining ‘Greater India’: French and Indian Visions of Colonialism in the Indic Mode

  title={Imagining ‘Greater India’: French and Indian Visions of Colonialism in the Indic Mode},
  author={Susan Bayly},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={703 - 744}
  • Susan Bayly
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • Sociology
  • Modern Asian Studies
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