Monday, September 6, 2010

Rare book on political and economic history of India digitized

The rare book, "India Illustrated" has now been digitally preserved by The University of Houston Digital Library, and is available online for students, historians and others around the world who are interested in the social, economic and political history of India.

"Our efforts preserve this rare book. We have digitized it cover-to-cover and could reproduce the entire book should anything happen to the originals," said Michelle Reilly, digital projects program director.

The book was apparently published after 1900, but before 1910. There are three copies known to exist. One is housed in the British Library; the other at the National Library Board, Singapore.

Full report here Sify

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