India and the empire a consideration of the tariff problem by Webb, Montagu de Pomeroy Sir

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  • Great Britain,
  • India,
  • Great Britain.


  • Tariff -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Commerce -- India,
  • India -- Commerce -- Great Britain,
  • India -- Economic conditions

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Statement by M. de P. Webb. With an introduction by Sir Edward FG. Law.
ContributionsLaw, Edward FitzGerald, Sir, 1846-1908.
LC ClassificationsHF2046 .W48
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 193, [5] p.
Number of Pages193
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Open LibraryOL6999309M
LC Control Number08022575

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