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The Indian Problem
The Indian Problem
By R. Coupland
Oxford University Press, 1944, 711 pp

The author is Beit Professor of Colonial History at the University of Oxford, and his book is the result of an investigation which he undertook for Nuffield College. The volume consists of three parts, of which the first is a good review of Indian political history 1833-1935, and the second is a more detailed study of the Indian Problem from 1936 to 1942. In the third part Professor Coupland canvasses current proposals for getting out of the Indian impasse, and makes several constructive suggstions of his own. This is one of the best informed and most realistic books on India.