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The black hole of empire : history of a global practice of power /

When Siraj, the ruler of Bengal, overran the British settlement of Calcutta in 1756, he allegedly jailed 146 European prisoners overnight in a cramped prison. Of the group, 123 died of suffocation. While this episode was never independently confirmed, the story of "The black hole of Calcutta�...

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Main Author: Chatterjee, Partha, 1947-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012.
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Falvey West - 2nd Floor

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DS465 .C53 2012
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