Ethnic tensions in Indian society
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Ethnic tensions in Indian society explanation, prediction, monitoring, and control by P. N. Rastogi

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Published by Mittal Publications, Distributed by Mittal Publishers" Distributors in Delhi, India .
Written in English



  • India


  • India -- Ethnic relations.,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1947-

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Edition Notes

StatementP.N. Rastogi.
LC ClassificationsDS430 .R37 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 353 p. :
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2360396M
LC Control Number86901803

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