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Explorations in history of South Asia

Explorations in history of South Asia

essays in honour of Dietmar Rothermund


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Published by Manohar in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- History.

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      Statementedited by Georg Berkemer ... [et al.].
      SeriesSouth Asian studies / South Asia Institute, New Delhi Branch, Heidelberg University ;, no. 36, South Asian studies ;, no. 36.
      ContributionsRothermund, Dietmar, 1933-, Berkemer, Georg.
      LC ClassificationsDS436 .E97 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 420 p., 8 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages420
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3587287M
      ISBN 108173043779
      LC Control Number2002287101

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