Law Politics and Society in India
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Law Politics and Society in India

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Published by South Asia Books .
Written in English


  • India - History,
  • Sociology

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDhirendra K. Vajpeyi (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13135935M
ISBN 108170010659
ISBN 109788170010654

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