Material culture and social formations in ancient India

by Ram Sharan Sharma

Publisher: Macmillan in New Delhi

Written in English
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  • India -- Social conditions -- To 1200,
  • India -- Civilization -- To 1200

Edition Notes

StatementRam Sharan Sharma.
LC ClassificationsHN683 .S539 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2829622M
ISBN 100333904168
LC Control Number83905398

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