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Robert J. Blyth. The Empire of the Raj: India, Eastern Africa and the Middle East, 1858–1947. (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series.) New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2003. Pp. x, 270. $72.00

MEGHNAD SAHA (1893 - 1956), Hon. Fellow, American Academy of Sciences and Arts, Boston; Life Member of the Astronomical Society of France; Fellow and Founder President of the Academy of Sciences, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, India; Organising Secretary and Foreign Secretary of the National Institute of Sciences, India, 1935; President, 1937; Pres. Indian Physical Society, 1937; General Pres., the 21st Indian Science Congress, 1934; Member of National Planning Committee of Indian National Congress; Member, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India; Palit Professor of Physics, 1938–55; Dean of the Science Faculty, University of Calcutta, 1951–; Director: Institute of Nuclear Physics; Indian Assoc. for Cultivation of Science; Pres. Post-graduate Council in Science, Calcutta Univ., 1947–49; Member Univ. Commission of Govt of India, 1948–49; MP Republic of India, 1952

MORGAN, John Hartman (1876 - 1955), Barrister-at-law; DL, JP Wilts; British Member of the Académie Diplomatique Internationale; Legal Editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica; Emeritus Professor of Constitutional Law in the University of London; Reader in Constitutional Law to the Inns of Court, 1926–36. Counsel: to the India Defence League, 1933–34, and Indian Chamber of Princes, 1934–37; for W. Australia at hearing before Parliament of Secession Petition, 1935; to State of Gwalior and Central India States, 1939–45; to Parliamentary Post-War Policy Group, 1942–45. Tagore Professor, Univ. of Calcutta, 1939; Member of Executive Council of International Law Association; Adviser to American War Crimes Commission at Nuremberg, 1947–49

 

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