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Harijans in Hindu and tribal social structures by Mishra, P. K.

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Published by Discovery Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • Kotapur (India),
  • Kulabira (India),
  • India,
  • Kotapur.,
  • Kulabira.


  • Dalits -- India -- Kotapur.,
  • Dalits -- India -- Kulabira.,
  • Ethnology -- India -- Kotapur.,
  • Ethnology -- India -- Kulabira.,
  • Kotapur (India) -- Social conditions.,
  • Kulabira (India) -- Social conditions.

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Edition Notes

StatementP.K. Mishra.
LC ClassificationsDS486.K685 M57 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1370692M
ISBN 108171411657
LC Control Number92901775

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