History and education in South Asia

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Statementedited by Imtiaz Alam.
SeriesSouth Asian studies -- v. 9
ContributionsAlam, Imtiaz., South Asian Policy Analysis Network., South Asian Free Media Association.
LC ClassificationsDS339.8 .H58 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
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Open LibraryOL22565396M
ISBN 109699060093
LC Control Number2008471519

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