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Map from a British book showing areas of India affected by famine in 1900
(By permission of The British Library, T4765)
The British Library: T4765; map showing famine areas of India, 1900
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Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the benefits of economic development in the empire?
  • the economic benefits of the empire to Britain?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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