Catalogue of the European Manuscripts in the Oriental and India Office Collections of The British Library

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The Library, 1998 - Reference - 725 pages
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The European Manuscripts of the Oriental and India Office Collections of the British Library constitute the world's largest collection of western manuscripts relating to India and South Asia. They comprise about 300 collections of private papers of British statesmen, soldiers, administrators, scholars, explorers, missionaries, businessmen and others and some 3000 smaller deposits containing documents of historical importance or curiosity. With the publication of this catalogue, a complete summary of OIOC's holdings of European manuscripts will become available for the first time.

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About the author (1998)

Dr DAVID BLAKE is Professor of Pension Economics and Director of the Pensions Institute at Cass Business School, London, and Chairman of Square Mile Consultants, a training and research consultancy. He was formerly Director of the Securities Industry Programme at City University Business School, Research Fellow at both the London Business School and the London School of Economics and Professor of Financial Economics at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is consultant to many organisations, including Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Union Bank of Switzerland, Paribas Capital Markets, McKinsey & Co., the Office of Fair Trading, the Office for National Statistics, the Government Actuary's Department, the National Audit Office, the Department for Work and Pensions, HM Treasury, the Bank of England, the Prime Minister's Policy Directorate and the World Bank. In June 1996, he established the Pensions Institute, which undertakes high-quality research on all pension-related issues and publishes details of its research activities on the internet (http: //

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