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Modern South Asia history, culture, political economy by Sugata Bose

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

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  • South Asia

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  • South Asia -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-281) and index.

StatementSugata Bose and Ayesha Jalal.
ContributionsJalal, Ayesha.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS340 .B66 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL668875M
ISBN 100415169518, 0415169526
LC Control Number97014688

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