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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • India

Subjects:

  • India -- Social life and customs -- To 1200.

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Edition Notes

StatementPadmini Sengupta.
SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 08690.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm ICL-ENG-552 (D)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 203 p.
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL327034M
LC Control Number97908073

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