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Poverty and Un-British Rule in India

1901

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The Queen-Empress; in reply to the Jubilee Address of Congratulation of the Bombay Municipal Corporation :— " Allusion is made to the Proclamation issued on the occasion of my assumption of the direct government of India as the charter of the liberties of the Princes and Peoples of India. [...] The Court of Directors -among various expressions of the same chara-ter said in their letters of 17/5/1766 and others about the same time : " Every Englishman throughout the country. exercising his power to the oppression of the helpless Natives We have the strongest sense of the deplorable state. from the corruption and rapacity of our servants. by a scene of the most tyrannic and [...] For instance in the tables of prices of produce in the different districts of the Central Provinces in order to get an average the prices are added up together and the total is divided by the number of the districts. [...] As a specimen of the correct principle of averages I have worked out table A of the averages of price and produce of some of the principal productions of the Central Provinces. [...] These prices are of some of the chief markets only so that taking the prices to represent the whole of the respective districts and then taking the average of these few districts to represent the whole of the North-West Provinces the result will be much higher ; so as in the case of the Punjab I deduct io per cent.

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Frontmatter i-xiv Dadabhai Naoroji

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Poverty of India i-142 Dadabhai Naoroji

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The Condition of India 143-230 Dadabhai Naoroji

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Sir M.E. Grant Duff’s Views About India 231-272 Dadabhai Naoroji

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Speeches in the House of Commons 273-304 Dadabhai Naoroji

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Royal Commission on the Administration of Expenditure in India 305-624 Dadabhai Naoroji

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A Selection from Addresses 625-660 Dadabhai Naoroji

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Index 661-675 Dadabhai Naoroji

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690
SARF Document ID
sarf.145929

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