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A Very Ingenious Man

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Architect, soldier, surveyor, inventor, planter, botanist, financial advisor, political commentator and philanthropists, Claude Martin was one of the most fascinating adventurers associated with the East India Company in eighteenth-century India. This reissue, with a new preface, of the first full, thoroughly researched account of the life of this extraordinary individual ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by OUP India
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