India in Outline


FOR a general conspectus of India as it is, in most of its aspects, and all comprised in one hundred pages, it would be difficult to find an equal to this little book by Lady Hartog. Its eleven chapters deal with geography and climate, custom and culture, history ancient and modern, the Indian States, natural resources and revenue, industry, administration (including education, public health, etc.), politics, the army, and India's part in the War. There are an appendix consisting of half a dozen compact tables from the 1941 census, a short bibliography, an index, a map, and thirty good photographs well reproduced.

India in Outline

By Lady Hartog. Pp. xiii + 110 + 31 plates. (Cambridge: At the University Press, 1944.) 6s. net.

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HUTTON, J. India in Outline. Nature 154, 226 (1944).

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