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Published by Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India,
  • India.

Subjects:

  • Nationalism -- India -- History.,
  • Hinduism and state -- India.,
  • Nationalism -- Religious aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Achin Vanaik.
SeriesResearch-in-progress papers "history and society" ;, 2nd ser., no. 91
ContributionsNehru Memorial Museum and Library. Centre for Contemporary Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 95/60432 (D)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination10, 120 p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL948774M
LC Control Number95906088

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