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Contemporary India, a perspective

Ajit Roy

Contemporary India, a perspective

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Published by BUILD Documentation Centre in Bombay .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Capitalism -- India,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947

    • About the Edition

      Analysis of the Indian economic and political situation.

      Edition Notes

      StatementAjit Roy.
      SeriesOccasional papers / BUILD Documentation Centre ;, 1, Occasional papers (BUILD (Organization). Documentation Centre) ;, 1.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB501 .R779 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p. ;
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2164788M
      LC Control Number88901965

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      Lanham MD: Lexington Books. Luke, A. Madison WI: Prehistory Press. Contemporary India: A sociological view. Introduction of African millets to the Indian subcontinent. National policy on education, As modified in

      Brubacher It is a source of divisiveness in a nation where particular loyalties have a deep meaning, both spiritually and physically. Carr, D. Harvard Educational Review, 58 3— Author: Ralph Buultjens.


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