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Great Famine of 1876 1878

Jesse Russell

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Great Famine of 1876-1878 (also the Southern India famine of 1876-78 or the Madras famine of 1877) was a famine in India that began in 1876 and affected south and southwestern India (Madras, Mysore, Hyderabad, and Bombay) for a period of two years. In its second year famine also spread north to some regions of the Central Provinces and the United Provinces, and to a small area in the Punjab. The famine ultimately covered an area of 257,000 square miles (670,000 km2) and caused distress to a population totaling 58,500,000.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: Jan 6th, 2013
  • Pages: 64
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.25in - 0.13in - 0.37lb
  • EAN: 9785511795249