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Extract from a government report describing the situation on the North West Frontier of India in 1895
(Catalogue ref: CAB 37/39/30)
Catalogue ref: CAB 37/39/30; report on the North West Frontier of India, 1895
How to use this source
Study this source carefully.
1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the treatment of Indian peoples in the British empire?
  • whether native people were involved in running their own countries?
  • the attitude of Indian peoples towards British rule?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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