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Culture, society, and politics in Central Asia and India

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Published by SHIPRA Publications, India International Centre in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central,
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Asia, Central -- Civilization -- Congresses.,
    • India -- Civilization -- Congresses.,
    • Asia, Central -- Relations -- India -- Congresses.,
    • India -- Relations -- Asia, Central -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles presented at an international seminar organized by IIC-Asia Project.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesCentral Asia and India
      Statementintroduction by Karan Singh ; edited by N.N. Vohra.
      GenreCongresses.
      Series[IIC"s Asia Project publications ;, 2]
      ContributionsVohra, N. N., IIC-Asia Project., India International Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS328.2 .C86 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 303 p. ;
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL160786M
      ISBN 10817541040X
      LC Control Number99936622


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