The Coronation Durbar and Its Consequences

The Coronation Durbar and Its Consequences : A Second Supplementary Chapter to the Government of India (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Coronation Durbar and Its Consequences: A Second Supplementary Chapter to the Government of India The correspondence which led up to the Durbar announce ments is embodied in a dispatch from the Government of India dated August 25, 1911, and in the Secretary of State's reply of November 1, 1911. The dispatch states very fully the nature of the proposals submitted to the Secretary of State, and the reasons for them. The reply conveys a general assent. As both dispatch and reply are printed in an Appendix (i) to this chapter, it seems unnecessary to recapitulate their contents here. The policy foreshadowed by the correspondence and announced at the Durbar embodied two great administrative changes a remodelling of the partition of Bengal, and a transfer of the capital of India from Calcutta to Delhi. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 145g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243163258
  • 9780243163250