The imaginary institution of India politics and ideas by Sudipta Kaviraj

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementSudipta Kaviraj
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LC ClassificationsJA84.I4 K4 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24521323M
ISBN 100231152221, 023115223X, 0231526512
ISBN 109780231152228, 9780231152235, 9780231526517
LC Control Number2009049464
OCLC/WorldCa476836202

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