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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English


  • Female infanticide -- India -- Rajasthan.,
  • Child marriage -- India -- Rajasthan.,
  • Infant girls -- Violence against -- India -- Rajasthan.

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Study with special reference to Rajasthan, India.

Edition Notes

StatementSambodh Goswami.
LC ClassificationsHV6541.I52 R354 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 408 p. ;
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16719188M
ISBN 108131601129
LC Control Number2007341163

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