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Vishnu"s crowded temple

Maria Misra

Vishnu"s crowded temple

India since the Great Rebellion

by Maria Misra

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947,
  • India -- History -- 1947-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaria Misra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS463 .M695 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 535 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages535
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21785646M
    ISBN 109780300137217
    LC Control Number2007936529


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