Dominance and State Power in Modern India
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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

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ContributionsFrancine R. Frankel (Editor), M. S. A. Rao (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages460
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Open LibraryOL7394128M
ISBN 100195620984
ISBN 109780195620986

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