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Raj, British

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

Fourth edition


Published online September 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191802997

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A term derived from the Sanskrit word raja (king), it denotes the British Empire of India. Its beginnings date back to the foundation of the British East India Company in ...

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Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945)

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