Indian society in the Mahābhārata
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Published by Bharata Manisha in Varanasi .
Written in English


  • Mahābhārata,
  • India -- Civilization

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Edition Notes

Statementby S.C. Banerji
SeriesBharata Manisha research series -- 7
ContributionsBanerji, Sures Chandra, 1917-
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 376 p. ;
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15491034M

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