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Encyclopaedia of great men of India

Encyclopaedia of great men of India

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Published by Shubhi Publication in Delhi .
Written in English

  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- Biography,
    • India -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGreat men of India
      Statementedited by L.F. Rushbrook Williams.
      ContributionsRushbrook Williams, L. F., 1890-
      LC ClassificationsDS434 .E62 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v. (640 p.) :
      Number of Pages640
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL161005M
      ISBN 108187226102
      LC Control Number99936891

        The fabulous and false “facts” about St. Thomas and India found in the Encyclopaedia Britannica and its Internet sister Wikipedia make the ancient Greek historian and geographer Strabo into a prophet (he was a contemporary of Jesus and Thomas). He said, “Generally speaking the men who have written on India were a set of liars.”. Shashi Tharoor, Author Arcade Publishing $ (p) ISBN

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