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Social and religious life of northern India

Purushottam Thakur

Social and religious life of northern India

by Purushottam Thakur

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Published by Classical Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- Social conditions.,
    • India -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-148).

      StatementPurushottam Thakur.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN683.5 .T445 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 148 p. ;
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL944946M
      LC Control Number95901626

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